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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. HBase vs. Riak TS

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.21
Rank#79  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score42.45
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyhbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlhbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho Technologies
Initial release199720082015
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 indexesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
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
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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