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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. Riak TS vs. TimesTen

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseSpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.97
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgpostgis.netravendb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgpostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosBasho TechnologiesOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20142005201020151998
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.1, February 20225.3, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (RQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesJavaScript and ErlangPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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