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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. OceanBase vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonOceanBase  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA distributed, high available RDBMS compatible with Oracle and MySQLMySQL 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
Wide column store
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#153  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score5.91
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgen.oceanbase.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgen.oceanbase.com/­docs/­oceanbase-databasedocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOceanBase infopreviously Alibaba and Ant GroupSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201420112013
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.3, March 20228.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoCommercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary native API
Table API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Ada infoin MySQL-compatible model
C infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
C++ infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
D infoin MySQL-compatible model
Delphi infoin MySQL-compatible model
Eiffel infoin MySQL-compatible model
Erlang infoin MySQL-compatible model
Haskell infoin MySQL-compatible model
Java infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
JavaScript (Node.js) infoin MySQL-compatible model
Objective-C infoin MySQL-compatible model
OCaml infoin MySQL-compatible model
Perl infoin MySQL-compatible model
PHP infoin MySQL-compatible model
Python infoin MySQL-compatible model
Ruby infoin MySQL-compatible model
Scheme infoin MySQL-compatible model
Tcl infoin MySQL-compatible model
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL in oracle-compatible mode, MySQL Stored Procedure in mysql-compatible modeyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by hash, key, range, range columns, list, and list columns)Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using PaxosSource-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.yesyes
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 according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Apache PhoenixOceanBaseSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsOceanBase Database is the world’s only native distributed database that has set new...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesHigh Availability : The five IDCs across three sites disaster recovery solution sets...
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SingleStore’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 customersOceanBase Database has helped over 400 customers across industries upgrade their...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsTPC-C No.1 Performance , achieved a result of 707.35 million tpmC in the TPC-C benchmark...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMulan PubL v2 license for open source community edition. Commercial license for enterprise...
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