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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. BigchainDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score22.97
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation
Initial release201420162014
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyesno

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