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DBMS > Heroic vs. Impala vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Impala vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. TinkerGraph

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablestinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperSpotifyClouderaMicrosoft
Initial release2014201320122009
Current release4.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APITinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno

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