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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. STSdb

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
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Score1.85
Rank#108  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.12
Rank#274  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablestssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperGoogleSTS Soft SC
Initial release20152011
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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