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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Spark SQL vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Spark SQL vs. SwayDB

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score52.45
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score22.58
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#380  Overall
#62  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryspark.apache.org/­sqlswaydb.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperGoogleApache Software FoundationSimer Plaha
Initial release201020142018
Current release3.3.0 ( 2.13), June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanoAtomic execution of operations
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.nonoyes
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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