Google Cloud Bigtable vs Orchestrate: What are the differences?
Developers describe Google Cloud Bigtable as "The same database that powers Google Search, Gmail and Analytics". Google Cloud Bigtable offers you a fast, fully managed, massively scalable NoSQL database service that's ideal for web, mobile, and Internet of Things applications requiring terabytes to petabytes of data. Unlike comparable market offerings, Cloud Bigtable doesn't require you to sacrifice speed, scale, or cost efficiency when your applications grow. Cloud Bigtable has been battle-tested at Google for more than 10 years—it's the database driving major applications such as Google Analytics and Gmail. On the other hand, Orchestrate is detailed as "Database as a Service. Add Search, Time-Ordered Events, Geospatial or Graph Queries Fast with a REST API". Orchestrate is a managed database service that delivers a single access point to full-text search, time-ordered events, geospatial and graph queries through a REST API. It allows developers to build complete apps or add features to existing ones fast, without the operational burden of deploying and managing multiple databases themselves.
Google Cloud Bigtable and Orchestrate belong to "NoSQL Database as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Google Cloud Bigtable are:
- Unmatched Performance: Single-digit millisecond latency and over 2X the performance per dollar of unmanaged NoSQL alternatives.
- Open Source Interface: Because Cloud Bigtable is accessed through the HBase API, it is natively integrated with much of the existing big data and Hadoop ecosystem and supports Google’s big data products. Additionally, data can be imported from or exported to existing HBase clusters through simple bulk ingestion tools using industry-standard formats.
- Low Cost: By providing a fully managed service and exceptional efficiency, Cloud Bigtable’s total cost of ownership is less than half the cost of its direct competition.
On the other hand, Orchestrate provides the following key features:
- Time-series Events