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DBMS > Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. HarperDB vs. OpenTSDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. HarperDB vs. OpenTSDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  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 WhisperA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.86
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webharperdb.ioopentsdb.net
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.ioharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisHarperDBcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release2015200620172011
Current release3.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonNode.jsJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyes infoJSON data typesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)noneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud BigtableGraphiteHarperDBOpenTSDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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