ClustrixDB vs Google Cloud Spanner: What are the differences?
Developers describe ClustrixDB as "Clustered SQL database built for e-commerce". ClustrixDB is a scale-out SQL database built from the ground up with a distributed shared nothing architecture, automatic data redistribution (so you never need to shard), with built in fault tolerance, all accessible by a simple SQL interface and support for business critical MySQL features – replication, triggers, stored routines, etc. On the other hand, Google Cloud Spanner is detailed as "Fully managed, scalable, relational database service for regional and global application data". It is a globally distributed database service that gives developers a production-ready storage solution. It provides key features such as global transactions, strongly consistent reads, and automatic multi-site replication and failover.
ClustrixDB and Google Cloud Spanner belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by ClustrixDB are:
- Is built from the ground up with a shared-nothing architecture. There is no MySQL code in ClustrixDB
- Is built to scale transactions while maintaning ACID
- Scales to add capacity by simply adding commodity servers to the cluster
On the other hand, Google Cloud Spanner provides the following key features:
- Global transactions
- Strongly consistent reads
- Automatic multi-site replication