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DBMS > HBase vs. Kdb+ vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Kdb+ vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableHigh performance Time Series DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.35
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.59
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgkx.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tempoiq.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgcode.kx.comapp.tempoiq.com/­docs/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCTempoIQ
Initial release20082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003200920112012
Current release2.2.0, June 20193.6, May 20182.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaqErlangC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'restrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)nonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javauser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nononono
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACrights management via user accountsnonosimple authentication-based access control
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HBaseKdb+Riak KVSTSdbTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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