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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  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 interfaceScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgboilerbay.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.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201220022018
Current release3.1.2, August 20194.010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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 upgradeyes
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 statementsnoSQL-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)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaJavaScript
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 MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoRole-based access control

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