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DBMS > Drizzle vs. HarperDB vs. JanusGraph vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. HarperDB vs. JanusGraph vs. Kinetica

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.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.A Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score2.39
Rank#112  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iojanusgraph.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.janusgraph.orgwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerHarperDBLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusKinetica
Initial release2008201720172012
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.1, August 20210.6.0, September 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Node.jsJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.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
Clojure
Java
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesuser defined functions
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusteryes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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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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