DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > HBase vs. HyperSQL

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. HyperSQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare HBase and HyperSQL with MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score48.36
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.64
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orghsqldb.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orghsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release20082001
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.5.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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 SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJava, SQL
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HBaseHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
» more
Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
HBaseHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
13 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache® HBase™
13 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

Global Key-Value Stores Market 2026 : Redis, Azure Redis Cache, ArangoDB, Hbase, Google Cloud Datastore etc.
22 October 2020, The Think Curiouser

Cloudera adds operational database to cloud service
17 September 2020, ZDNet

Global Key-Value Stores Market Top Manufacturers Analysis by 2026: Redis, Azure Redis Cache, ArangoDB, Hbase, Google Cloud Datastore etc.
23 October 2020, KYT24

HBase vs Cassandra: Which is The Best NoSQL Database
20 January 2020, Appinventiv

provided by Google News

The Ultimate Open Source Database List Profiling 16 Software Tools
30 May 2019, Solutions Review

DataGrip 1.0: A New IDE for DBs and SQL
31 December 2015, DZone News

Migrating a Legacy Application to CUBA Platform
16 February 2017, DZone News

JetBrains Releases DataGrip 1.0 for SQL DBAs and Developers
24 December 2015, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

VP Engineering
HASH, Remote

Engineering Lead
HASH, Remote

Data Scientist
Source Enterprises, New York, NY

Hadoop Developer with Spark
ARK Solutions, Charlotte, NC

Associate IT Developer (Remote)
Florida Blue, United States

Senior Web Application Developer
General Dynamics Information Technology, Chantilly, VA

Business Support Specialist
Diligene, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here