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

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

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesCloud-based data warehousing servicea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score43.92
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#214  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousesqream.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperGoogleIBMSQream Technologies
Initial release201020142014
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, 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 possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functions in Python
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID
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) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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