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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. IBM Cloudant vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. IBM Cloudant vs. TigerGraph

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.44
Rank#79  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score2.00
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperGoogleIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release200820102017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details herenoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App EngineView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyesyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access control
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Google Cloud DatastoreIBM CloudantTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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