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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. TinkerGraph vs. Yaacomo

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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.A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.68
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannertinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinyaacomo.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperGoogleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release201720092009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 2011noyes
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
TinkerPop 3JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
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 persistentyesoptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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