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System Properties Comparison Apache Impala vs. jBASE vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Impala  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
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Score12.57
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#155  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.12
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteimpala.apache.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.htmldocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9docs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by ClouderaRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)SingleStore Inc.
Initial release201319912013
Current release4.1.0, June 20225.78.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Apache ImpalajBASESingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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