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DBMS > Hive vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. KairosDB vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. KairosDB vs. LeanXcale

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clskairosdb.github.io
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookInterSystemsLeanXcale
Initial release2012201820132015
Current release3.1.2, August 20192021.1, June 20211.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesnoyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyessimple password-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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