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DBMS > HBase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. NSDb

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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 scalabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score42.07
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.17
Rank#120  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisnsdb.io
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetInterSystems
Initial release200820182017
Current release2.3.4, January 20212021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibledepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayesno
Triggersyesyes
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
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
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 & ABACyes
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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