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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. MongoDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOne of the most popular document storesA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.84
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score412.09
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#205  Overall
#28  Document stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.mongodb.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMongoDB, IncPercona
Initial release200820092015
Current release2.2.0, June 20194.0.10, May 20193.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
proprietary protocol using JSONproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go infoinofficial driver
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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HBaseMongoDBPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Encrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Unstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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SB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Over 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze StevieĀ® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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