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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.82
Rank#96  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#146  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.citusdata.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.citusdata.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142010
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20198.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyes
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
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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