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DBMS > Hive vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. VelocityDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score72.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.08
Rank#305  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentationvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release2012201720042011
Current release3.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 20187.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
.Net
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Luayesno
TriggersnonoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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 rolesnonoBased on Windows Authentication

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