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DBMS > Google Cloud Spanner vs. Heroic vs. HugeGraph vs. Newts vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Heroic vs. HugeGraph vs. Newts vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSTime Series DBMS based on CassandraLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.68
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­hugegraphopennms.github.io/­newtswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleSpotifyBaiduOpenNMS GroupSybase, SAP
Initial release20172014201820141993
Current release0.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nononoyes
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
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP REST
Java API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Groovy
Java
Python
JavaDelphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsnoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownovia hugegraph-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes infoedges in graphnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users, roles and permissionsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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