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

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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 JavaScriptOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldyaacomo.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperHarperDBGoogleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2017201320142009
Current release3.1, August 20212.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageNode.jsGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1nono
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 onlynonehorizontal partitioning
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 onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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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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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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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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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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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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