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

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 metricsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
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
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.singlestore.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.singlestore.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperGoogleSpotifySingleStore Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release20082014201320132017
Current release2.0.8, August 20217.3, December 20202.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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 languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes, PostgreSQL compatible
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
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Enginenonoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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 Consistency only within each nodeStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Google Cloud DatastoreHeroicInfluxDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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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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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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