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

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

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesCloud-based data warehousing serviceEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score45.01
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.62
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouserocksdb.orgsqream.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.sqream.com
DeveloperGoogleIBMFacebook, Inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release2010201420132014
Current release6.26.1, November 20212020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes, 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 possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PLnouser defined functions in Python
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDyesACID
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.noyesyes
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-standardno

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