DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Impala vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. VoltDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Impala and VoltDB with MongoDB, MySQL and PostgreSQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.07
Rank#36  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#128  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperClouderaVoltDB Inc.
Initial release20132010
Current release3.3.0, August 201910.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 KerberosUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ImpalaVoltDB
Recent citations in the news

Cloudera’s Impala brings Hadoop to SQL and BI
25 October 2012, ZDNet

Cloudera says Impala is faster than Hive, which isn't saying much – Gigaom
13 January 2014, GigaOM

Cloudera's a data warehouse player now
28 August 2018, ZDNet

Apache Impala Adds ODBC Scalar Functions
17 May 2018, iProgrammer

Man Busts Out of Google, Rebuilds Top-Secret Query Machine
24 October 2012, Wired

provided by Google News

Global NEWSQL Database Market 2025: Microsoft Corporation, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Amazon, Pivotal, Altibase, MemSQL, TIBCO, VoltDB, Google, Cockroach Labs, MariaDB, ScaleArc (Ignite Technologies)
24 February 2021, NY Market Reports

In-memory OLAP Database Market, Top key players are- Altibase, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP SE, Exasol, Jedox, Kognitio, Mcobject, MemSQL, MicroStrategy, SAS Institute, Teradata, Terracotta, VoltDB – NeighborWebSJ
10 February 2021, NeighborWebSJ

OLAP Database System Beating Market By Excellent Revenue Growth : Domo, Dundas BI, Exasol, IBM – NeighborWebSJ
23 February 2021, NeighborWebSJ

In-Memory Database Market Present Status, Future Growth 2026 and Key Players – Amazon Web Services, Altibase Corporation, McObject LLC, Microsoft Corporation, VoltDB, SAP SE
23 February 2021, The Bisouv Network

Global RDBMS Software Market 2025: Microsoft, Oracle, PostgreSQL Global Development Group, SQLite, IBM, SolarWinds IT Operations Management, Cubrid, TmaxSoft, CA Technologies, ThinkSQL, FrontBase, MonetDB, VoltDB
22 February 2021, NeighborWebSJ

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Tableau Developer
Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc., Chicago, IL

Federal - ETL Developer Engineer
Accenture, San Antonio, TX

DevOps Engineer / Software Engineer
Moebius Solutions, San Diego, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here