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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Impala vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Analytic DBMS for HadoopMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score17.82
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFatCloudClouderaSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release2012201320132008
Current release4.1.0, June 20227.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC#C++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsWindowsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
FatDBImpalaSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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