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DBMS > HBase vs. Newts vs. PouchDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Newts vs. PouchDB vs. Sphinx

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS based on CassandraJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score41.66
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#99  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitehbase.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtspouchdb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikipouchdb.com/­guidessphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOpenNMS GroupApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2008201420122001
Current release2.3.4, January 20217.1.1, June 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaJavaScriptC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding 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
selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnonono

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