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HBase System Properties

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NameHBase
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Database modelWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking measures the popularity of database management systems
Trend Chart
Score52.99
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitehbase.apache.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation Apache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2008
Current release1.2.1, April 2016
LicenseOpen Source Apache version 2
Database as a Service (DBaaS) Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows using Cygwin
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateno
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesno
SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes Coprocessors in Java
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduceyes
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) Implementation based on Hadoop and ZooKeeper

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