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DBMS > Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. LeanXcale vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. LeanXcale vs. TerminusDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.leanxcale.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBoiler Bay Inc.LeanXcaleDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2012200220152018
Current release3.1.2, August 20194.010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaC
Java
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneJournaling Streams
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 infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 rolesnoRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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