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DBMS > Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.93
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score484.67
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.mongodb.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MongoDB, IncVictoriaMetrics
Initial release2012201020092018
Current release3.1.2, August 20195.0, July 2021v1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSONGraphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles
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HiveIBM CloudantMongoDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Grammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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VictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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