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DBMS > Hive vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgpostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homepostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201220052009
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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