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DBMS > Citus vs. HarperDB vs. Kinetica vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. HarperDB vs. Kinetica vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA 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 CPUsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#203  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comharperdb.iowww.kinetica.comwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperHarperDBKineticaSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor Technology
Initial release20102017201220062017
Current release8.1, December 20183.1, August 20217.1, August 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCNode.jsC, C++C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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 functionalitynononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Custom Functions infosince release 3.1user defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsnono
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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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 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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