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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Lovefield vs. Splunk vs. Tkrzw

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptAnalytics Platform for Big DataA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score42.07
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score95.56
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.splunk.comdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetGoogleSplunk Inc.Mikio Hirabayashi
Initial release2008201420032020
Current release2.3.4, January 20212.1.12, February 20170.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyesschema-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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javanoyesno
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBnoyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
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HBaseLovefieldSplunkTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
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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