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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InfinityDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.54
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBoiler Bay Inc.MicrosoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20082002201319891992
Current release2.3.4, January 20214.02.0.8, August 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlytables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HBaseInfinityDBInfluxDBMicrosoft SQL ServerSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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