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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Infobright

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.86
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.02
Rank#144  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperGoogleIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release20022005
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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So Long Google Search Appliance
4 February 2016, Fortune

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What is a Google Search Appliance?
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Google Search Appliance May Be Gone, But Category Lives On
27 May 2016, Fortune

Google Search Appliance Fades Away
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Ignite Buys Database Vendor Infobright
2 May 2017, Datanami

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