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

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 ElasticSearchA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.56
Rank#234  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
hbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexrockset.com
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
hbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSpotifyRockset
Initial release200820142019
Current release3.4, August 20192.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia Elasticsearchall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP REST
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javanono
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic sharding
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
yesyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nono
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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