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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.78
Rank#197  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score9.37
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iohazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHarperDBHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release2017200819951985
Current release3.0, May 20214.2, March 20218.0.25, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyesyesoptional
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.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
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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HarperDBHazelcastMySQLUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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