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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. STSdb vs. YugabyteDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score1.84
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSTS Soft SCYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201420112017
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20194.0.8, September 20152.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancynoyes
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Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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