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DBMS > EJDB vs. HarperDB vs. Heroic vs. Lovefield

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

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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 ElasticSearchEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgharperdb.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftmotionsHarperDBSpotifyGoogle
Initial release2012201720142014
Current release3.1, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCNode.jsJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoSQL-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
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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1nono
TriggersnononoUsing 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 clusterShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByesyes, 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 infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
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Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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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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