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System Properties Comparison Badger vs. HarperDB vs. Kinetica

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.A 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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#238  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerharperdb.iowww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperDGraph LabsHarperDBKinetica
Initial release201720172012
Current release3.1, August 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoNode.jsC, C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo.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 3.1user defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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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 metricsOver 26K total HarperDB users : 12,700+ npm downloads 10,000+ on Docker Hub 3,400+...
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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 data base 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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