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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. NSDb vs. Trino

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
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Score2.84
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#369  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannernsdb.iotrino.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecturetrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperGoogleTrino Software Foundation
Initial release201720172012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Linux
macOS infofor devlopment
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, 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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexeddepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query languageyes
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
HTTP REST
WebSocket
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingdepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.depending on connected data-source
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 Consistencydepending on connected data-source
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 isolationnodepending on connected data-source
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Lucenedepending on connected data-source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)SQL standard access control
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Google Cloud SpannerNSDbTrino
Specific characteristicsTrino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosPerformant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersTrino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metrics33000+ commits in GitHub 8200+ stargazers in GitHub 1200+ pull requests merged in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTrino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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