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DBMS > Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Riak TS vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Riak TS vs. VelocityDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score77.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score4.28
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.33
Rank#290  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantriak.com/­products/­riak-tsvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Basho TechnologiesVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2012201020152011
Current release3.1.3, April 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangErlangC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.Net
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoBased on Windows Authentication

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