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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Oracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score49.07
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score4.44
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score2.56
Rank#114  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerycloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperGoogleGoogleOracle
Initial release201020152007
Current release12c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnono
Triggersnonoyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataAtomic single-row operationsconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)authentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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