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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Graphite vs. Postgres-XL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.84
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#90  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastoregithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisRocket Software
Initial release200820062014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1985
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonCC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereNumeric data onlyyesoptional
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Enginenouser defined functionsyes
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonono
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.noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnoACID infoMVCCACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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