DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BigObject vs. Impala vs. Riak TS vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Impala vs. Riak TS vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAnalytic DBMS for HadoopRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#321  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score15.80
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#254  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score6.35
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.91
Rank#179  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-tssphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.ClouderaBasho TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release20152013201520012014
Current release3.3.0, August 20193.2.1, January 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++ErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesyesrestrictedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJavaScript and Erlangnoyes infoJava
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesnoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono infolinks between datasets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
BigObjectImpalaRiak TSSphinxSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsTHE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
» more
Competitive advantagesOperational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
» more
Typical application scenariosNew AI/ML and IoT Applications Data Warehouse Offloads Application Modernization...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsKubernetes Community Edition: https://hub.helm.sh/charts/splicemachine/splice-helm...
» more
News

How To Get Real-Time Analytics By Consolidating Databases
21 May 2020

How to Cut Costs and Digitally Transform
1 May 2020

How To Migrate A Legacy SQL Application To The Cloud With AI
10 March 2020

Building Production-Ready Machine Learning Models
4 March 2020

Considerations of Moving Applications Off the Mainframe
22 January 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BigObjectImpalaRiak TSSphinxSplice Machine
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

How to Stay Sane With Modern C++
7 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
10 November 2014, InformationWeek

Cloudera’s Impala brings Hadoop to SQL and BI
25 October 2012, ZDNet

Cloudera's a data warehouse player now
28 August 2018, ZDNet

Shark: Real-time queries and analytics for big data
26 November 2012, O'Reilly Radar

Cloudera says Impala is faster than Hive, which isn't saying much
13 January 2014, GigaOM

provided by Google News

Basho open-sources its Riak TS database for the Internet Of Things
5 May 2016, TechCrunch

Riak TS is designed to maximize uptime
29 September 2016, Opensource.com

Is Riak A Good NoSQL Database Option For Enterprises?
1 July 2019, Analytics India Magazine

Ingesting MQTT Traffic into Riak TS via RabbitMQ and StreamSets
5 September 2016, DZone News

NHS to replace NPfIT Spine system with open-source technology
10 October 2013, ComputerWeekly.com

provided by Google News

How to Build 600+ Links in One Month
4 September 2020, Search Engine Journal

6 Top & Best Open source Search Engine Software for Enterprises
17 June 2019, H2S Media

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

eCommerce Search & Personalization
6 May 2018, SitePoint

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM
30 March 2020, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Splice Machine Announces Livewire, the Operational AI Platform Designed for Industrial Use Cases
4 November 2020, PRNewswire

How Splice Machine's Data Platform for Intelligent Apps Works
29 September 2020, eWeek

Splice Machine Data Platform 3.0 Supports Kubernetes Managed Service and New ML Manager
2 March 2020, InfoQ.com

Splice Machine Announces 3.0 Version of its Intelligent, Distributed SQL Data Platform, Available in Q1 2020
15 January 2020, PRNewswire

Splice Machine Announces Splice Machine Kubernetes Ops Center
28 July 2020, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Intermediate Data Developer Ocean/Olympus
Citi, Tampa, FL

Federal - ETL Developer Engineer
Accenture, San Antonio, TX

Intermediate Reporting Data Developer Ocean/Olympus
Citi, Tampa, FL

Architect, GeForce NOW - Cloud
NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA

Hadoop Developer / Admin Jr
Unisoft Technology Inc., Germantown, MD

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here