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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Badger vs. HBase vs. RocksDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeWide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.97
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#311  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score42.45
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score4.29
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerhbase.apache.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orggodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDGraph LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2014201720082013
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20192.3.4, January 20217.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnooptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
GoC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)yes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancynoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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