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DBMS > Google Cloud Spanner vs. H2GIS vs. Rockset vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. H2GIS vs. Rockset vs. TinkerGraph

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.Spatial extension of H2A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.32
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerwww.h2gis.orgrockset.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.rockset.com
DeveloperGoogleCNRSRockset
Initial release2017201320192009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
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 RESTTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2nono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes infobased on H2yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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