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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.32
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperChris DavisCloudera
Initial release20062013
Current release3.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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