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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. IBM Db2 vs. Newts vs. PouchDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxTime Series DBMS based on CassandraJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score41.97
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score151.39
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score3.48
Rank#98  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2opennms.github.io/­newtspouchdb.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikipouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetIBMOpenNMS GroupApache Software Foundation
Initial release20081983 infohost version20142012
Current release2.3.4, January 202112.1, October 20167.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavayesnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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