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

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 HadoopRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeRelational 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
Score0.39
Rank#237  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#283  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webraima.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.raima.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-info-whitepapers.html
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisHypertable Inc.Raima Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20172006200919841987
Current release0.9.8.11, March 201614.1Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++CC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlynoyesyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nonoyesyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyes
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal 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 levelSource-replica replicationSource-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 configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnonoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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