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DBMS > Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. InfinityDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. InfinityDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score3.55
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantboilerbay.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Boiler Bay Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2012201020022018
Current release3.1.2, August 20194.010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoRole-based access control

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