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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopSemantic graph DBMS, developed in Java
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score15.26
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#178  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperClouderaComplexible Inc.
Initial release20132010
Current release3.2.0, March 20194.2.4, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
OWL
SPARQL
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster infousing Apache ZooKeeper
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights for users and roles

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28 August 2018, ZDNet

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