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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Interbase vs. LokiJS vs. Sqrrl

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-memory JavaScript DBMSAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.44
Rank#79  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score6.11
Rank#70  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSsqrrl.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperGoogleEmbarcaderoAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2015198420142012
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
JavaScriptActionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesInterbase Change Viewsnoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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