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System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. OmniSci

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score24.47
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20102016
Current releaseV4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIThrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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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