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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Postgres-XL vs. PouchDB vs. SingleStore

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score44.64
Rank#24  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.orgpouchdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetApache Software FoundationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20082014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20122013
Current release2.3.4, January 202110 R1, October 20187.1.1, June 20197.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Cloudera Operational Database: Cloud-native autonomous Apache HBase for unparalleled scale, performance and reliability. Automate and simplify database management with capabilities like auto-scale, auto-heal, and auto-tune.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageJavaCJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
macOS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnoyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javauser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infoMVCCnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HBasePostgres-XLPouchDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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