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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Kinetica vs. PouchDB vs. RDF4J

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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 datasetsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.53
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.kinetica.compouchdb.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.kinetica.com/­docspouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookKineticaApache Software FoundationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012201220122004
Current release3.1.2, August 20196.07.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++JavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
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
JavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes 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 RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnono

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