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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. LMDB vs. Memcached vs. Spark SQL

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.01
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.memcached.orgspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orggithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikispark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSymasDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalApache Software Foundation
Initial release2014201120032014
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20190.9.29, March 20211.6.15, March 20223.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancynoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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