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

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Score0.81
Rank#171  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comrdf4j.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.orgdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookKineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2012201220042000
Current release3.1.2, August 20196.014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++JavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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 levelnoRole-based access control

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