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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. GridDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.58
Rank#88  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#162  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgriddb.net
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.griddb.net
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisToshiba Corporation
Initial release201520062013
Current release4.5, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)noneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud BigtableGraphiteGridDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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