DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Drizzle vs. HarperDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. HarperDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerHarperDBKineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2008201720121992
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.1, August 20217.1, August 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
HarperDB Cloud: Get To Market Faster, For Less Money Using Our Built-in API.
Implementation languageC++Node.jsC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1user defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingnone
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 definedSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleHarperDBKineticaSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
» more
Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
» more
Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
» more
Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
» more
Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
» more
Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
» more
Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
» more
Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
» more
Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
» more
The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
» more
Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DrizzleHarperDBKineticaSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Build a Hacker News Clone using React and HarperDB
18 October 2021, SitePoint

HarperDB: An underdog SQL / NoSQL database
7 February 2018, ZDNet

Open source HarperDB database solution studio launched
16 May 2018, App Developer Magazine

Ori Industries Announces Edgehog Day, Bringing the Latest in Edge Computing
6 December 2021, Business Wire

#NoBrainers: You Need A High Performing Low Latency Distributed Database
21 May 2021, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

Global GPU Database Market 2021 – Industry Developments, Outlook, Current Trends by 2027 – Discovery Sports Media
18 January 2022, Discovery Sports Media

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
3 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

Top Data Management Platforms & Systems 2022 | ESF
22 July 2021, Enterprise Storage Forum

Rimini Street to offer database, security services
7 June 2017, ZDNet

How DevOps & Agile Methods Can Benefit Your Business
26 August 2021, doblerconsulting.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Junior Server and Network Technician
Association For Energy Affordability, Inc., Bronx, NY

Full Stack Engineer
ECR Software Corporation, Boone, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here