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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.67
Rank#84  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score54.01
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperGoogleSAP, Sybase
Initial release201520131987
Current release1.8.0, April 202016.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-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)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud BigtableInfluxDBSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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