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DBMS > Derby vs. Impala vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Impala vs. PouchDB

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Analytic DBMS for HadoopJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.21
Rank#79  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score17.56
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationClouderaApache Software Foundation
Initial release199720132012
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20204.0.0, July 20217.1.1, June 2019
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 languageJavaC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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