DB-EngineseXtremeDB reduces memory consumptionEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. LMDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. LMDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparison
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 high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database library
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.83
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score4.36
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#98  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-websymas.com/­lmdb
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisSymas
Initial release201720062011
Current release0.9.26, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nono
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
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Google Cloud SpannerGraphiteLMDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Google Updates Cloud Spanner with New Features: Backup on Demand, Local Emulator, and More
1 May 2020, InfoQ.com

NewSQL databases: The bridge between SQL and NoSQL
12 October 2020, TechTarget

Google enhances Cloud Spanner and other databases
20 August 2020, TechTarget

Google lays out HarbourBridge to tempt PostgreSQL users onto Cloud Spanner • DEVCLASS
13 February 2020, DevClass

MariaDB adds distributed database capabilities to its SkySQL cloud service
20 October 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

iPhone 12 Pro colors: Which should you buy?
22 October 2020, iMore

Try out the Graphite monitoring tool for time-series data
29 October 2019, TechTarget

Aiven bets on time series with release of first of kind Aiven for M3
12 October 2020, DevOps.com

Apple introduces iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5G
13 October 2020, Apple Newsroom

Apple Watch Series 6 review: faster, cheaper, still the best
5 October 2020, The Guardian

provided by Google News

The Lightning Memory-mapped Database
2 March 2016, InfoQ.com

Interview with RavenDB Founder Oren Eini
31 August 2020, InfoQ.com

Samsung Announces Standards-Compliant Key-Value SSD Prototype
5 September 2019, AnandTech

ActorDB: an alternative view of a distributed database
15 April 2016, opensource.com

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Product Marketing Manager, Databases, Google Cloud
Google, Sunnyvale, CA

Google Cloud Architect (Remote)/Google Cloud Engineer
CitiusTech, Remote

Architect - Public Cloud
Marriott International, Inc, Bethesda, MD

Big Data Engineer, GCP, Python, £600 per day, 3+ Month Contract, 100%
Norton Blake, Caledonia, WI

SR. GCP Architect
eTek IT Service | Savvysol, Memphis, TN

Orvis Rod Manufacturing Associate
The Orvis Company, Manchester, VT

SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT/PAINTER)
US Department of the Air Force, McGuire AFB, NJ

Principal Software Engineer, Operator Metering Project
Red Hat Software, Boston, MA

Sr. Cloud Application Engineer, Strategic Infrastructure- HBO Max
HBO Max, New York, NY

Sr SAP Basis Administrator
Arthrex, Naples, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here