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DBMS > GBase vs. HBase vs. Ignite vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. HBase vs. Ignite vs. Sphinx

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#170  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score45.05
Rank#24  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score7.64
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.gbase8a.comhbase.apache.orgignite.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgapacheignite.readme.io/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200820152001
Current releaseGBase 8a2.3.4, January 2021Apache Ignite 2.63.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Cloudera Operational Database: Cloud-native autonomous Apache HBase for unparalleled scale, performance and reliability. Automate and simplify database management with capabilities like auto-scale, auto-heal, and auto-tune.
Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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