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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. ObjectBox vs. VelocityDB vs. Yanza

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)Time Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#190  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#302  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerobjectbox.iovelocitydb.comyanza.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.objectbox.iovelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperGoogleObjectBox LimitedVelocityDB IncYanza
Initial release2017201720112015
Current release7.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Any that supports .NETWindows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nonono
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
Proprietary native API.NetHTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Netany language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.online/offline synchronization between client and servernone
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesBased on Windows Authenticationno
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