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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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 WhisperWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.58
Rank#88  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#95  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201520061994
Current release18.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyno
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
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 methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolocking
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)nono

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