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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.69
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score4.93
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgignite.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.
Initial release201220152017
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Lua
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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