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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column store
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.com
DeveloperCognitectHypertable Inc.
Initial release20122009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 development
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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