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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Lovefield

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.65
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score81.58
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comhive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Google
Initial release2018201220102014
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20223.1.2, August 20192.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
TriggersnonoyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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