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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Faircom DB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. HarperDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Faircom DB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. HarperDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.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.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbcloud.google.com/­bigtableharperdb.io
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.FairCom CorporationGoogleHarperDB
Initial release2016197920152017
Current releaseV12, November 20203.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++Node.js
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freedynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes infoJSON data types
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noCustom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentAtomic single-row operationsAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes, using LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles
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DgraphFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEGoogle Cloud BigtableHarperDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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A few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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