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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.01
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryquasardb.nettitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdoc.quasardb.netgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperGooglequasardbAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201020092012
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Google BigQueryQuasardbTitan
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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