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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Citus vs. Galaxybase vs. Newts

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  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 PostgreSQLScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.42
Rank#101  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score2.87
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#371  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.citusdata.comgalaxybase.comopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.citusdata.comgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司OpenNMS Group
Initial release2014201020172014
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20198.1, December 2018Nov 20, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesStrong typed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined procedures and functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
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 extensionsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
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.yesnoyesno
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-standardRole-based access controlno

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