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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  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.Well established RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#251  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score5.75
Rank#74  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperHarperDBActian Corporation
Initial release20171974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release3.1, August 202111.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HarperDBIngres
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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