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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RavenDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosofts relational DBMSOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score54.84
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftHibernating Rhinos
Initial release200819892010
Current release2.2.0, June 2019SQL Server 2017, October 20174.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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)ACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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HBaseMicrosoft SQL ServerRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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