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

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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 WhisperAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#237  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewraima.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.raima.com
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisHypertable Inc.Raima Inc.
Initial release20172006200920131984
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20161.8.0, April 202014.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++GoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlynoNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nonoSQL-like query languageyes
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
C++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.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 nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate 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 isolationnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyesyes, 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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonosimple rights management via user accountsno
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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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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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