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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Grakn vs. HBase vs. Riak KV vs. TempoIQ

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Wide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.34
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#199  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Score47.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.38
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orggrakn.aihbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdev.grakn.ai/­docshbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGrakn LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesTempoIQ
Initial release20122016200820092012
Current release1.17.0, December 20191.8.4, November 20202.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using CassandraShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnosimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillGraknHBaseRiak KVTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Apache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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