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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score44.07
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score3.23
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgrethinkdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer Plaha
Initial release200820092018
Current release2.3.4, January 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)Atomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACyes infousers and table-level permissionsno
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HBaseRethinkDBSwayDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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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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