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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. LevelDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.27
Rank#108  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score2.77
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­google/­leveldbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleGoogleTerark
Initial release201520112016
Current release1.22, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonono
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
C++ API
Go
Java infoThird party binding
Node.js infoThird party binding
Python infoThird party binding
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnonenone
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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