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DBMS > Impala vs. Sqrrl vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. Sqrrl vs. TinkerGraph

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.71
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlsqrrl.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperClouderaAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201320122009
Current release4.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCActionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoopnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoopnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)no

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