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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Hive vs. RocksDB vs. SingleStore

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comhive.apache.orgrocksdb.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperCognitectApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookFacebook, Inc.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release2012201220132013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20193.1.2, August 20196.22.1, July 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSDcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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