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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. Hypertable vs. jBASE

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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 HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#77  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score2.23
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.jbase.com
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisHypertable Inc.Zumasys
Initial release2017200620091991
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlynooptional
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nonoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneselectable replication factor on file system levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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