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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Ignite

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.69
Rank#77  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score85.58
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyhive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Apache Software Foundation
Initial release1997201220102015
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20203.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlangC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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