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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. SQream DB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSQream 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 Whispera GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.16
Rank#90  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score5.08
Rank#79  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#223  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-websqream.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.sqream.com
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisSQream Technologies
Initial release201520062017
Current release2022.1.6, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions in Python
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnonenone
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)noneImmediate Consistency
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 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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