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DBMS > Hive vs. Ignite vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Ignite vs. Titan

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
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.Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph 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
Websitehive.apache.orgignite.apache.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookApache Software FoundationAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201220152012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 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, .NetJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
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 infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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