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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. MonetDB vs. PostGIS

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA relational database management system that stores data in columnsSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.monetdb.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMonetDB BV
Initial release201220042005
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Jul2021-SP2, July 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in SQL, C, Ruser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQL
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HiveMonetDBPostGIS
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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