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System Properties Comparison Apache Impala vs. BigObject

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NameApache Impala  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposed
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score15.06
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#333  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteimpala.apache.orgbigobject.io
Technical documentationimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.htmldocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by ClouderaBigObject, Inc.
Initial release20132015
Current release4.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceLua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tables
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
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 controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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