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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. GridGain vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. GridGain vs. Rockset

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.29
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.54
Rank#166  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
#77  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#203  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.gridgain.comrockset.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­index.htmlrockset.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleGridGain Systems, Inc.Rockset
Initial release200820072019
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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