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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Derby vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score5.30
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score5.91
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201419972013
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 201910.17.1.0, November 20238.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
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-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Apache PhoenixDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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