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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InfluxDB vs. NuoDB vs. Sqrrl

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score84.24
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score21.14
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.nuodb.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookNuoDB, Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2012201320132012
Current release3.1.2, August 20191.7.9, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoJava, SQLno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlydata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infotunable commit protocolAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolessimple rights management via user accountsStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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HiveInfluxDBNuoDBSqrrl
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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