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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Rockset vs. TempoIQ

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 BigTableMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score44.16
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1007.97
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrockset.comtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftRocksetTempoIQ
Initial release2008198920192012
Current release2.3.4, January 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesdynamic typingyes
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.noyesno infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP RESTHTTP 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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanono
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolesimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
HBaseMicrosoft SQL ServerRocksetTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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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