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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HarperDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RethinkDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HarperDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RethinkDB vs. Transbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Widely used in-process key-value storeDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.33
Rank#272  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.40
Rank#258  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score2.87
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#98  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeharperdb.iowww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrethinkdb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAlibabaHarperDBOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162017199420091987
Current release3.1, August 202118.1.40, May 20202.4.1, August 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageNode.jsC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesnoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.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
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1noyes
Triggersnonoyes infoonly for the SQL APIClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDAtomic single-document operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and rolesnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreHarperDBOracle Berkeley DBRethinkDBTransbase
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 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...
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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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