DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Hive vs. Ignite vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Ignite vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  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 JavaScriptA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score85.58
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitehive.apache.orgignite.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
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 FoundationGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release2012201520142012
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 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
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, Safarihosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nono
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)Using read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)noneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
HiveIgniteLovefieldMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
DB-Engines blog posts

Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
13 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Best Data Warehouse Tools for Managing Your Data | ESF
24 September 2021, Enterprise Storage Forum

Open-Source Database Software Market Size, Analysis, and Key Manufacturers – Titan, Neo4j, SQLite, MariaDB, Apache Hive, Couchbase, MongoDB – Stillwater Current
21 September 2021, Stillwater Current

What is Apache Hadoop? Understanding Hadoop Ecosystem & Architecture | ITBE
9 September 2021, IT Business Edge

Tabular Seeks to Remake Cloud Data Lakes in Iceberg's Image
7 September 2021, Datanami

The Apache Drill Project Announces Apache® Drill(TM) v1.19
30 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Break point: Apache Ignite, DKP, WebAssembly PaaS, JupyterLab, and Google Cloud Deploy • DEVCLASS
24 September 2021, DevClass

GridGain Opens Registration, Announces Call for Papers for Ignite Summit
31 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

First Apache Ignite Summit Energizes Global Audience
10 June 2021, GlobeNewswire

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Annual Report for
31 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Announces Keynote Speakers for First Ignite Summit
6 May 2021, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

3 JavaScript ORMs You Might Not Know
7 October 2015, SitePoint

indexeddb | Read the Tea Leaves
22 August 2021, nolanlawson.com

One person shot at Dallas Love Field airport following domestic dispute
10 June 2016, Business Insider

provided by Google News

The Best Cloud Storage Courses on Udemy to Consider for 2021
20 September 2021, Solutions Review

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

New in Azure SDK: Data Tables & Monitor Libraries, and More
22 June 2021, Visual Studio Magazine

Words to go: Azure storage types
29 November 2016, TechTarget

Azure Improves Table Storage Paging
14 October 2014, Visual Studio Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer
Indeed, Remote

Associate Data Lake Consultant
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Remote

Spark Scala Developer / Apache Hive
Atlantisitgroup, Phoenix, AZ

Big Data Developer
Purple Drive Solution, Quincy, MA

Hadoop Administrator
Logic Loops, Atlanta, GA

Software Engineer (FT)
Adaptiva.com, Kirkland, WA

Senior Software Engineer
Adaptiva.com, Kirkland, WA

Director, Inside Sales (Remote U.S.)
GridGain Systems, Foster City, CA

Head of Demand Generation & Growth (Remote U.S.)
GridGain Systems, Foster City, CA

Director, Inside Sales
GridGain, Foster City, CA

Exciting & Friendly Call Center – In Office
Etech, Dallas, TX

Sr Storage Administrator
AVANGRID, Orange, CT

Service Engineer Azure Data Lake Storage - CTJ
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Principal Software Engineering Manager - Azure Storage Security
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Office 365, Azure Consultant
Canviz, Kirkland, WA

Software Engineer II
Microsoft, Reston, VA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here