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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Transbase vs. YugabyteDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.11
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasewww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidedocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbHYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201419872017
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019Transbase 8.4, September 20202.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesdepending on used data model
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, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationBased 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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesDistributed 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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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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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