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NameHive
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Additional database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score48.62
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release2012
Current release2.3.0, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no infouses an SQL-like query language (HiveQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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