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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. HarperDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Ingres vs. Kinetica

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreA 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 RDBMSFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbharperdb.iohyprcubd.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.actian.com/­ingreswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonHarperDBHyprcubd, Inc.Actian CorporationKinetica
Initial release200720171974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2012
Current release3.1, August 202111.0, April 20177.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageNode.jsGoCC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
hostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON data typesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyesyes
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.nonono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
gRPC (https).NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1noyesuser defined functions
Triggersnononoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedIngres ReplicatorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesnonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and rolestoken accessfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Amazon SimpleDBHarperDBHyprcubdIngresKinetica
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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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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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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