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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 BigTableWidely used in-process key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.69
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tempoiq.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlapp.tempoiq.com/­docs/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCTempoIQ
Initial release20081994200920112012
Current release2.2.0, June 201918.1 (Core), June 20182.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ErlangC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROnonoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesnoyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 & ABACnononosimple authentication-based access control

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