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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. HarperDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. HarperDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Ingres

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA 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.Serverless Time Series DBMSWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.69
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraharperdb.iohyprcubd.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperAmazonHarperDBHyprcubd, Inc.Actian Corporation
Initial release201520171974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release3.1, August 202111.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
hostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyes
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.yesnonono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
gRPC (https).NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesCustom Functions infosince release 3.1noyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolestoken accessfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon AuroraHarperDBHyprcubdIngres
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 metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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