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DBMS > HBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. RocksDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. RocksDB vs. Sphinx

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosoft 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.)Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score3.16
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehbase.apache.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessrocksdb.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftFacebook, Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2008199220132001
Current release2.2.0, June 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20196.11.4, July 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding 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
nonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infobut no files for transaction loggingyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes 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 & ABACno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003nono

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