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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. HarperDB vs. Heroic

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA 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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchharperdb.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAmazonHarperDBSpotify
Initial release201220172014
Current release3.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageNode.jsJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.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 proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon CloudSearchHarperDBHeroic
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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