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DBMS > Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Tkrzw vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Tkrzw vs. VelocityDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  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 CouchDBA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto CabinetA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score4.28
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantdbmx.net/­tkrzwvelocitydb.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 2014Mikio HirabayashiVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2012201020202011
Current release3.1.3, April 20220.9.3, August 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++C#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
macOS
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON API.Net
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
TriggersnoyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
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 infousing specific database classesyes
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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