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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. InfinityDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. InfinityDB vs. STSdb

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score52.45
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#377  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryboilerbay.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperGoogleBoiler Bay Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201020022011
Current release4.04.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
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 loadsno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)nono

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