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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.89
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperCognitectCloudera
Initial release20122013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20193.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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