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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Greenplum vs. InfinityDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Greenplum vs. InfinityDB vs. STSdb

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score55.69
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score11.32
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerygreenplum.orgboilerbay.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperGooglePivotal Software Inc.Boiler Bay Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2010200520022011
Current release6.7.1, April 20204.04.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAll OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeyesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaC#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
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-standardnono

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