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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. HarperDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. HarperDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sqrrl

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comharperdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlsqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBHarperDBSAP infoformerly SybaseAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2005201719922012
Current releaseV13, October 20203.1, August 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCNode.jsJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesschema-free
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.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
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Custom Functions infosince release 3.1yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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EDB PostgresHarperDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSqrrl
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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A few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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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 modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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