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DBMS > HBase vs. Riak KV vs. Rockset vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Riak KV vs. Rockset vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 BigTableDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-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 infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.44
Rank#215  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvrockset.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tempoiq.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.rockset.com/­overviewapp.tempoiq.com/­docs/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesRocksetSTS Soft SCTempoIQ
Initial release20082009201920112012
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROnodynamic typingyes 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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnorestrictedall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP REST.NET Client APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangnonono
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Automatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storednonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenosimple authentication-based access control

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