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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. HBase vs. XAP

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.34
Rank#257  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score48.36
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.01
Rank#170  Overall
#27  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasehbase.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdhbase.apache.orgdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAxibase CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201320082000
Current release155852.2.0, June 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACRole-based access control
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AxibaseHBaseXAP
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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