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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Netezza vs. QuestDB vs. SiriDB vs. XTDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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.Data warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen Source Time Series DBMSA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.01
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score16.79
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#147  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#330  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#314  Overall
#45  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzaquestdb.iosiridb.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.siridb.comxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleIBMQuestDB LimitedCesbitJuxt Ltd.
Initial release20152000201420172019
Current release1.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCClojure
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoincluded in applianceLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoNumeric datayes, extensible-data-notation format
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 indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languagenolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Python
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnonono
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicasyesyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
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 integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID for single-table writesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple rights management via user accounts
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Google Cloud BigtableNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMQuestDBSiriDBXTDB infoformerly named Crux
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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