A comparison of big data querying engines is below.
Apache HBase is the Hadoop database, a distributed, scalable, big data store. HBase is an open-source, non-relational, distributed database modelled after Google's Bigtable and is written in Java.
Apache Hive is a data warehouse software project built on top of Apache Hadoop for providing data summarization, query and analysis. Hive gives an SQL-like interface to query data stored in various databases and file systems that integrate with Hadoop.
Splunk turns machine data into answers with the leading platform to tackle the toughest IT, IoT and security challenges.
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