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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server
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|Name||Apache Phoenix Xexclude from comparison||InfinityDB Xexclude from comparison||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||A scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBase||A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface||Microsofts flagship relational DBMS|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Key-value store||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Apache Software Foundation||Boiler Bay Inc.||Microsoft|
|Current release||5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019||4.0||SQL Server 2019, November 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2.0||commercial||commercial restricted free version is available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|All OS with a Java VM||Linux|
|Data scheme||yes late-bound, schema-on-read capabilities||yes nested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical â€˜tuple spaceâ€™ runtime Schema upgrade||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes all Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no||yes|
|Secondary indexes||yes||no manual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||no||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC||Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface|
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/docs/ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions||no||Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||none||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication|
|none||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||Hadoop integration||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency||Immediate Consistency READ-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no manual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID Optimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancy||no||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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