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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Virtuoso

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonVirtuoso  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score4.42
Rank#79  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#9  Search engines
Websiteharperdb.iowww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperHarperDBGoogleOpenLink Software
Initial release2017201320141998
Current release3.1, August 20212.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 201708.03.3316, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageNode.jsGoJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyesyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
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
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1nonoyes infoVirtuoso PL
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneChain, star, and bi-directional replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accountsnoFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Performance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Largest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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