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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. Impala vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBAnalytic DBMS for HadoopOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.52
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score17.68
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score6.31
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlprometheus.ioquasardb.net
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperClouderaquasardb
Initial release2001201320152009
Current release2.7.0, July 20224.0.0, July 20213.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++GoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinuxLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes infointeger and binary
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factoryes infoby FederationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail

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