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System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score42.03
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score3.41
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release201020102015
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accounts
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Google BigQueryIBM CloudantJaguarDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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