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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Impala vs. Sphinx vs. Yanza

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseAnalytic DBMS for HadoopOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.11
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.comyanza.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationClouderaSphinx Technologies Inc.Yanza
Initial release2014201320012015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.4.0, April 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnononoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
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-tenancyAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnono

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