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System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. PostGIS vs. Transbase

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score58.10
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score21.72
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#334  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerypostgis.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docspostgis.net/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperGoogleTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201020051987
Current release3.4.2, February 2024Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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