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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Hive vs. Informix

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation enginedata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.01
Rank#204  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score77.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score21.91
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iohive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release201020121984
Current release3.1.3, April 202214.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation language.NET and CJavaC, C++ and Java
Server operating systems.NETAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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