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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Ignite vs. Lovefield

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score79.69
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score4.93
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgignite.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookApache Software FoundationGoogle
Initial release201220152014
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.62.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)Using read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)none
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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