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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Hypertable vs. Ignite

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.94
Rank#72  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetHypertable Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release200820092015
Current release2.3.4, January 20210.9.8.11, March 2016Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
C++ API
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javanoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor on file system levelyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 & ABACnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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