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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. Splice Machine vs. TimesTen

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 DatabaseOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeRelational 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
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgpostgis.netravendb.netsplicemachine.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgpostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docsdoc.splicemachine.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosSplice MachineOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20142005201020141998
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.2.1, February 20225.3, November 20213.1, March 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 Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesyes infoJavaPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in LinqYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesnoyesyes
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 BundleAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache PhoenixPostGISRavenDBSplice MachineTimesTen
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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