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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Kingbase vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Kingbase vs. SQream DB

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesCloud-based data warehousing serviceAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.81
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.kingbase.com.cnsqream.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmldocs.sqream.com
DeveloperGoogleIBMBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release2010201419992014
Current releaseV8.0, August 20212020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and JavaC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesStandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functionsuser defined functions in Python
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioninghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Google BigQueryIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBKingbaseSQream DB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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