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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. RDF4J

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score83.53
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score9.58
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouserdf4j.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookKineticaMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012201220162004
Current release3.1.2, August 20196.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsTransact SQLyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationyesnone
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesno

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