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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. HarperDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. HarperDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGoogle'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 storeWide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iogeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtableharperdb.io
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GoogleHarperDB
Initial release2016200220152017
Current release1.1, February 20173.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageGoJavaNode.js
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freedynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes 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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
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 proceduresnouser defined functionsnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardingA 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 RaftMulti-source replicationInternal 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 ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeAtomic single-row operationsAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, 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 releasesAccess rights per client and object definableAccess 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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DgraphGeodeGoogle Cloud BigtableHarperDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB 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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By 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 metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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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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