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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Greenplum vs. H2GIS

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Greenplum vs. H2GIS

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Spatial extension of H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score58.10
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score8.08
Rank#48  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#368  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerygreenplum.orgwww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperGooglePivotal Software Inc.CNRS
Initial release201020052013
Current release7.0.0, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesyes infobased on H2
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2

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