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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. HarperDB vs. WakandaDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
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.WakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.55
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comharperdb.iowakanda.github.io
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBHarperDBWakanda SAS
Initial release200520172012
Current releaseV13, October 20203.1, August 20212.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCNode.jsC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
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
RESTful HTTP API
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
JavaScript
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
Triggersyesnoyes
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 clusternone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definednone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresHarperDBWakandaDB
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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