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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Hive vs. LeanXcale vs. SpatiaLite

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitebasex.orghive.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookLeanXcaleAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2007201220152008
Current release9.7.2, May 20223.1.2, August 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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BaseXHiveLeanXcaleSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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