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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Hive vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. TinkerGraph

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopCloud-based data warehousing serviceA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.46
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score81.58
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#293  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iohive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousetinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperHarperDBApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM
Initial release2017201220142009
Current release3.1, August 20213.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageNode.jsJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
TinkerPop 3
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++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducePL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedselectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyesoptional
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 rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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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 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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