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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. HyperSQL vs. RethinkDB vs. Rockset

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.20
Rank#291  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#77  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#96  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#234  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financehsqldb.orgrethinkdb.comrockset.com
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAxibase CorporationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Rockset
Initial release2013200120092019
Current release155852.7.0, July 20222.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrydynamic typing
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava, SQLno
TriggersyesyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding inforange basedAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissionsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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