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DBMS > HBase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Sphinx

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.55
Rank#133  Overall
#21  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#4  Object oriented DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesssphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetInterSystemsMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2008201819922001
Current release2.2.0, June 20192018.1.1, February 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibledepending on used data modelyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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 & ABACyesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
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