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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Snowflake vs. WakandaDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.92
Rank#74  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score115.65
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#386  Overall
#22  Object oriented DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.snowflake.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release201520142012
Current release2.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyesnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

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