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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. ScyllaDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopCassandra-compatible wide column storeA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score86.05
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#110  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.07
Rank#296  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.scylladb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.scylladb.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookScyllaDBVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201220152011
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Scylla Open Source 3.1.2, December 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
.Net
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.yes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectBased on Windows Authentication
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Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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