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System Properties Comparison Brytlyt vs. HarperDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#273  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#252  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score2.46
Rank#119  Overall
#23  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.brytlyt.comharperdb.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irissphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clssphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperBrytlytHarperDBInterSystemsSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20162017201820012018
Current release0.9, October 20163.1, August 20212021.1, June 20213.4.1, July 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDANode.jsC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesdynamic schemadepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyesnoyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.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
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replicationnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyesnoRole-based access control
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BrytlytHarperDBInterSystems IRISSphinxTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...
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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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