Apache HBase Alternatives

    Apache HBase is described as 'HBase is an open source, non-relational, distributed database modeled after Google's BigTable and is written in Java' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Apache HBase for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is PostgreSQL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Apache HBase are SQLite (Free, Open Source), MongoDB (Free), MySQL Community Edition (Free, Open Source) and MariaDB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 3, 2021

    1. PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness.
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    2. SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      MongoDB is a document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need MongoDB stores data in flexible, JSON-like documents, meaning fields can vary from document to document and data structure can be changed over...
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    3. MySQL Community Edition is a freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database that is supported by an active community of open source developers and enthusiasts.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      MariaDB is a backward compatible, drop-in replacement of the MySQL® Database Server. It includes all major open source storage engines. The source code for MariaDB is publically available from Launchpad. Binaries and packages are also available.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      Redis (REmote DIctionary Server) is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
    4. SQL Server delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage your data by enabling you to store data from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured documents within the database.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Amazon Web Services
      • Google Cloud Platform
      • Microsoft Azure
      Apache Cassandra has become the leading NoSQL platform driving many of today's modern business applications by offering continuous availability, high scalability and performance, strong security, and operational simplicity while lowering the overall cost of ownership.
    5. Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP / JSON API. It includes incremental map / reduce mechanics for queries and keeps data safe with an append-only datastore.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      RethinkDB pushes JSON to your apps in realtime. When your app polls for data, it becomes slow, unscalable, and cumbersome to maintain. RethinkDB is the open-source, scalable database that makes building realtime apps dramatically easier.
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