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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. HarperDB vs. HyperSQL

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score8.95
Rank#50  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#197  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score4.84
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comharperdb.iohsqldb.org
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerHarperDB
Initial release200520172001
Current release1.4.200, October 20193.0, May 20212.6.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaNode.jsJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsnoJava, SQL
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes 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 integrityyesnoyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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H2HarperDBHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB
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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