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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Hypertable vs. Solr

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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 HadoopA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score38.41
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score45.88
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitehbase.apache.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orglucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetHypertable Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release200820092006
Current release2.3.4, January 20210.9.8.11, March 20169.1.1, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic 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.noyes
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
C++ API
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoJava plugins
Triggersyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nooptimistic locking
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 & ABACnoyes

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