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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
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 Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score53.34
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgbasho.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0terminusdb.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2008200920112018
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 20151.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
WindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes 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
Secondary indexesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangnoyes
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factornoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnonoRole-based access control

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