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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Graph Engine vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Graph Engine vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.81
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.graphengine.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftIBM
Initial release201020102017
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation language.NET and CC and C++
Server operating systemshosted.NETLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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