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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA 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.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.97
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#203  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgharperdb.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHarperDB
Initial release20122017
Current release1.19.0, June 20213.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data types
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC++.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 proceduresuser defined functionsCustom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes, using LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and roles
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Apache DrillHarperDB
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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