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DBMS > Impala vs. mSQL vs. Prometheus vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. mSQL vs. Prometheus vs. Riak KV

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#67  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlprometheus.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperClouderaHughes TechnologiesBasho Technologies
Initial release2013199420152009
Current release4.0.0, July 20214.4, October 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CGoErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyno
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 indexesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnononoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes infoby Federationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencynonenoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnonono

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