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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite vs. Machbase vs. SAP IQ vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 WhisperTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.79
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.96
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#155  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.machbase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.ioendoc.machbase.comhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperGoogleChris DavisMachbaseSAP, formerly SybaseYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20172006201319942017
Current releaseV4.016.1 SPS04, April 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011noSQL-like query languageyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
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
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneselectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication ServerBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud DataflownonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
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 isolationnonoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tablenono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nosimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Google Cloud SpannerGraphiteMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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