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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. HBase vs. Heroic

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.54
Rank#155  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orghbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docshbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSpotify
Initial release201520082014
Current release3.1.0, July 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC

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