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DBMS > Derby vs. EXASOL vs. HBase

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. EXASOL vs. HBase

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.21
Rank#79  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score42.45
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.exasol.comhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.exasol.com/­resourceshbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release199720002008
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC

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