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DBMS > Hive vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score75.29
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score7.05
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookEmbarcaderoMicrosoft
Initial release201219842012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.no infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorInterbase Change Viewsyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

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