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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Heroic vs. YugabyteDB

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperHarperDBSpotifyYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201720142017
Current release3.1, August 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1noyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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HarperDBHeroicYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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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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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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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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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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