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

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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 CabinetOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.splunk.comdbmx.net/­tkrzwyaacomo.com
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 HirabayashiQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release20082014200320202009
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 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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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
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
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 observersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
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 searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyesyes
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 classesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HBaseLovefieldSplunkTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto CabinetYaacomo
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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