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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. HarperDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgharperdb.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftmotionsHarperDBSpotifyGoogle
Initial release20122017201420132014
Current release3.1, August 20212.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCNode.jsJavaGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infoJSON data typesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.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
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1nonono
TriggersnonononoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accountsno
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Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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