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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. HarperDB vs. Hypertable

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score8.46
Rank#53  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#267  Overall
#39  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.comharperdb.io
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperThomas MuellerHarperDBHypertable Inc.
Initial release200520172009
Current release2.1.210, January 20223.1, August 20210.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaNode.jsC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
C++ API
Thrift
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
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding
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 definedselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess 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 metricsOver 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...
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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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