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

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 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)An open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.59
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#300  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tempoiq.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgapp.tempoiq.com/­docs/­html/­index.htmlwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCTempoIQSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20082009201120122017
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 20150.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC#Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesnorestrictednoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIHTTP APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
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 hooksnoyes infoRealtime Alertsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factornoneyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnonosimple authentication-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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