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DBMS > Google Cloud Bigtable vs. MonetDB vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. MonetDB vs. ObjectBox

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.92
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.monetdb.orgobjectbox.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperGoogleMonetDB BVObjectBox Limited
Initial release201520042017
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusonline/offline synchronization between client and server
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
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.nono
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-standardyes
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Google Cloud BigtableMonetDBObjectBox
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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