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DBMS > etcd vs. HBase vs. Heroic vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. HBase vs. Heroic vs. RocksDB

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.50
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score41.97
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
hbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexrocksdb.org
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
hbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSpotifyFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200820142013
Current release3.4, August 20192.3.4, January 20217.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javanono
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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