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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. HarperDB vs. HyperSQL vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SQLite

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA 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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#238  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score5.35
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.ioharperdb.iohsqldb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMicrosoftHarperDBMicrosoftDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20102017200120152000
Current release3.1, August 20212.6.1, October 2021V13.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation language.NET and CNode.jsJavaC
Server operating systems.NETLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshostedserver-less
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C#
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesCustom Functions infosince release 3.1Java, SQLnono
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definednoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes, using LMDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHarperDBHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBMicrosoft Azure SearchSQLite
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 metricsOver 26K total HarperDB users : 12,700+ npm downloads 10,000+ on Docker Hub 3,400+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...
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