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DBMS > Google Cloud Spanner vs. Hyprcubd vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. Hyprcubd vs. Lovefield

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
Hyprcubd seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded 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.Serverless Time Series DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.82
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#283  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerhyprcubd.com (offline)google.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperGoogleHyprcubd, Inc.Google
Initial release20172014
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
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
gRPC (https)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)token accessno

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