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DBMS > Hive vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score29.20
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#273  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchpostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMicrosoft
Initial release2012201520052009
Current release3.1.3, April 2022V13.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APITinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes infousing Azure authenticationyes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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