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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Oracle Coherence vs. QuestDB vs. Spark SQL vs. STSdb

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOracles in-memory data grid solutionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score43.99
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.55
Rank#110  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlquestdb.iospark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherencequestdb.io/­docs/­introductionspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOracleQuestDB LimitedApache Software FoundationSTS Soft SC
Initial release20082007201420142011
Current release2.3.4, January 202112c, September 20163.2.0, October 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScalaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonononono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javanononono
Triggersyesyes infoLive Eventsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)yes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelConfigurable consistency for N replicasnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)configurableACID for single-table writesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionallyyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationnono
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HBaseOracle CoherenceQuestDBSpark SQLSTSdb
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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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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