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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Ignite

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionUltra-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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#251  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score6.29
Rank#68  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.ioignite.apache.org
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperHarperDBApache Software Foundation
Initial release20172015
Current release3.1, August 2021Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageNode.jsC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, 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 controlAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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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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