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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. MonetDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. Splice Machine

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score3.63
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score608.21
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#185  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.monetdb.orgwww.postgresql.orgsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.postgresql.org/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisMonetDB BVPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSplice Machine
Initial release2015200620041989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2014
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 202114.1, November 20213.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonCCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in SQL, C, Ruser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infoJava
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding via remote tablespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoYes, via Full Spark Integration
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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