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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. HarperDB vs. Quasardb

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Distributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#203  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websiteharperdb.ioquasardb.net
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerHarperDBquasardb
Initial release200820172009
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.1, August 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Node.jsC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes infointeger and binary
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infoconsistent hashing
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 replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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