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System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. HBase vs. STSdb

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score48.61
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docshbase.apache.org
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSTS Soft SC
Initial release201020082011
Current release2.3.4, January 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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