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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SingleStore

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperHarperDBIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MicrosoftSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2017200520102013
Current release3.1, August 2021V127.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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HarperDB Cloud: Get To Market Faster, For Less Money Using Our Built-in API.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageNode.jsCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
hostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1noTransact SQLyes
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyesyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HarperDBInfobrightMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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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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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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