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DBMS > BaseX vs. HarperDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OrientDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. HarperDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OrientDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#238  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgharperdb.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsorientdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHHarperDBMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSybase, SAP
Initial release20072017201620101993
Current release9.7.2, May 20223.1, August 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaNode.jsC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infoJSON data typesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.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
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesCustom Functions infosince release 3.1Transact SQLJava, Javascriptyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsnonoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BaseXHarperDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOrientDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
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 metricsOver 26K total HarperDB users : 12,700+ npm downloads 10,000+ on Docker Hub 3,400+...
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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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