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DBMS > Google Cloud Spanner vs. SWC-DB vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. SWC-DB vs. TempoIQ

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed 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.A high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.41
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
tempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperGoogleAlex KashirinTempoIQ
Initial release201720202012
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query languageno
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 protocol
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple authentication-based access control

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