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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.20
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score44.69
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.07
Rank#67  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orghbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orghbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho Technologies
Initial release201420082009
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20192.3.4, January 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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