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

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

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.monetdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.nettitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.netgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMonetDB BVOpenNMS GroupquasardbAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20122004201420092012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Jul2021-SP2, July 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open 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 languageJavaCJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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 dateyesyesyesyes 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 indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
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-reduceyes, in SQL, C, Rnonoyes
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusselectable 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 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.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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HiveMonetDBNewtsQuasardbTitan
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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