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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. BigObject vs. Impala vs. TerarkDB vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. BigObject vs. Impala vs. TerarkDB vs. TimesTen

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgbigobject.iowww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.bigobject.iodocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncBigObject, Inc.ClouderaTerarkOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20152015201320161998
Current release3.1.0, July 20204.0.0, July 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoPL/SQL
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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