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DBMS > Impala vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.79
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#358  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#58  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperClouderaMachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release201320132015
Current release4.0.0, July 2021V6.5, August 2021V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberossimple password-based access controlyes infousing Azure authentication

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