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System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP HANA vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.62
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score56.92
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#233  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryboilerbay.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleBoiler Bay Inc.MicrosoftSAPVictoriaMetrics
Initial release20102002198920102018
Current release4.0SQL Server 2019, November 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020v1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaSQLScript, Rno
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionyesSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Google BigQueryInfinityDBMicrosoft SQL ServerSAP HANAVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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