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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#57  Overall
#8  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlorientdb.com
Technical documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperClouderaOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release20132010
Current release3.3.0, August 20193.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava, Javascript
TriggersnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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