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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. HarperDB vs. Kingbase vs. SwayDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityUltra-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.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.14
Rank#132  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#254  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#251  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#376  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comharperdb.iowww.kingbase.com.cnswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
DeveloperCognitectHarperDBBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release2012201719992018
Current release1.0.6362, January 20223.1, August 2021V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureNode.jsC and JavaScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsStandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.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
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsCustom Functions infosince release 3.1user defined functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes, using LMDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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DatomicHarperDBKingbaseSwayDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Complete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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New applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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The main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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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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At present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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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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Business license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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