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DBMS > Hive vs. LeanXcale vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. LeanXcale vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.comopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.nettitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.netgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookLeanXcaleOpenNMS GroupquasardbAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20122015201420092012
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough Apache DerbynoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
Java
Scala
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonowith Hadoop integrationyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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HiveLeanXcaleNewtsQuasardbTitan
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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