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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. OpenSearch vs. SpatiaLite

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score30.50
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score16.36
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score1.60
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orggithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationhbase.apache.org/­book.htmlopensearch.org/­docs/­latestwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetAmazon Web ServicesAlessandro Furieri
Initial release200820212008
Current release2.3.4, January 20212.5.0, January 20235.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayesno
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
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 & ABACno
More information provided by the system vendor
HBaseOpenSearchSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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