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DBMS > Hypertable vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SiteWhere vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SiteWhere vs. SpaceTime

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.02
Rank#337  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbsitewhere.iowww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperHypertable Inc.MicrosoftSiteWhereMireo
Initial release2009201420102020
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freepredefined schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP RESTRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
TriggersnoJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on HBaseFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes

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