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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. IBM Cloudant vs. InfluxDB vs. Newts

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Document storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014OpenNMS Group
Initial release2015201020132014
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangGoJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsno
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