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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Google BigQuery vs. NSDb

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.09
Rank#193  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score52.45
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerynsdb.io
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperGoogle
Initial release201820102017
Current release0.2, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsserver-lesshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)

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