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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Oracle vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Oracle vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesWidely used RDBMSOracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score63.63
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score1241.45
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#125  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.oracle.com/­databasewww.oracle.com/­java/­coherence
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperGoogleOracleOracle
Initial release201019802007
Current release21c, January 202114.1, August 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersnoyesyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
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-standardauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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