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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP HANA

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
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Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score72.12
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#147  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score4.47
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score49.67
Rank#23  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgquestdb.iorocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homequestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.SAP
Initial release2012201420132010
Current release3.1.3, April 20227.9.2, December 20222.0 SPS06 (March 4, 2022), March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonoSQLScript, R
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneyes
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoyes
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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