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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Axibase vs. HarperDB vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Axibase vs. HarperDB vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#238  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financeharperdb.iorockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAxibase CorporationHarperDBRockset
Initial release2014201320172019
Current release155853.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaNode.jsC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infoJSON data typesdynamic typing
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnonoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like data manipulation statementsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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AlaSQLAxibaseHarperDBRockset
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metricsOver 26K total HarperDB users : 12,700+ npm downloads 10,000+ on Docker Hub 3,400+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...
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