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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. CouchDB vs. Impala vs. Solr

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Analytic DBMS for HadoopA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument storeSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.26
Rank#94  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score58.53
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitephoenix.apache.orgcouchdb.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerClouderaApache Software Foundation
Initial release2014200520132006
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.0, October 20214.0.0, July 20218.11.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava plugins
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyesyes infoquery execution via MapReducespark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosyes

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