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DBMS > Impala vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score18.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperClouderaHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2013201020201987
Current release3.4.0, April 20205.1, November 20200.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C#C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ImpalaRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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