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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. jBASE vs. Sphinx

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.23
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.jbase.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.jbase.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetZumasysSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200819912001
Current release2.2.0, June 20195.73.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROoptionalno
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
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
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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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