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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. Machbase vs. SAP IQ

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.51
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score2.79
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.96
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.machbase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.ioendoc.machbase.comhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperGoogleGoogleChris DavisMachbaseSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20082017200620131994
Current releaseV4.016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)yes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011noSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Enginenononoyes
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneselectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyes infousing Google Cloud DataflownonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID infoStrict serializable isolationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nosimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Google Cloud DatastoreGoogle Cloud SpannerGraphiteMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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