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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.84
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablehive.apache.orgboilerbay.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBoiler Bay Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2015201220022018
Current release3.1.2, August 20194.010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesnoyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factornoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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)Access rights for users, groups and rolesnoRole-based access control

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