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DBMS > Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. LevelDB vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. LevelDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 interfaceEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score3.08
Rank#98  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgboilerbay.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBoiler Bay Inc.Google
Initial release2012200220112009
Current release3.1.2, August 20194.01.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenonenone
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesoptional
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 rolesnonono

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