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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. HBase vs. Rockset

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

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeDocument 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
Score33.95
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.07
Rank#203  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorehbase.apache.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docshbase.apache.org/­book.htmlrockset.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetRockset
Initial release200820082019
Current release2.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereoptions to bring your own types, AVROdynamic 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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyesno
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 Consistency or Eventual 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 TransactionsSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
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)Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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