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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graphite vs. SWC-DB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisAlex Kashirin
Initial release201520062020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data only
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Sockets
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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