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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Kdb+

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score43.79
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#332  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.hawkular.orgkx.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidecode.kx.com
DeveloperGoogleCommunity supported by Red HatKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201020142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP RESTHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)norights management via user accounts
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Google BigQueryHawkular MetricsKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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