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DBMS > Hive vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. LeanXcale

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  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 scalabilityA 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
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.93
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookInterSystemsLeanXcale
Initial release201220182015
Current release3.1.2, August 20192021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes
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HiveInterSystems IRISLeanXcale
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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