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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. HarperDB vs. Hypertable vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA DBMS for IoT projects, analytical and transactional use cases , runnable on IoT devices and in the cloud, in distributed and replicated environmentsAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.65
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score4.11
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#262  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#237  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.harperdb.ioraima.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.harperdb.iodocs.raima.com
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisHarperDBHypertable Inc.Raima Inc.
Initial release20172006201720091984
Current release0.9.8.11, March 201614.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonNode.jsC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdynamic schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes infoJSON data typesnoyes
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.nononono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011noSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedselectable replication factor on file system levelSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, using LMDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and rolesnono
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