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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Realm vs. SingleStore

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.43
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrealm.iowww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrealm.io/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperGoogleSpotifyRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SingleStore Inc.
Initial release20082014201320142013
Current release2.0.8, August 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noSQL-like query languagenoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Enginenonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenonoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownononono
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.Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnonoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Google Cloud DatastoreHeroicInfluxDBRealmSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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