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DBMS > Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. MonetDB vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. MonetDB vs. RavenDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 columnsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.98
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score5.09
Rank#71  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.monetdb.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.monetdb.org/­Documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisMonetDB BVHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2015200620042010
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonCC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyesno
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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query language (RQL)
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
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
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#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding via remote tablesSharding
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 statusMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Google Cloud BigtableGraphiteMonetDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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