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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. VelocityDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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 .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantvelocitydb.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 2014VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201220102011
Current release3.1.2, August 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 statementsnono
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
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 databaseBased on Windows Authentication

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