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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. FatDB vs. Impala vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Analytic DBMS for HadoopMySQL 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 typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.62
Rank#152  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score17.68
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#60  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFatCloudClouderaSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20152012201320132008
Current release3.1.0, July 20204.1.0, June 20227.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#C++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinuxWindowsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)no infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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