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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Ingres vs. MarkLogic vs. Oracle

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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.Well established RDBMSOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score9.19
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score1266.89
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.marklogic.comwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.marklogic.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperHarperDBActian CorporationMarkLogic Corp.Oracle
Initial release20171974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20011980
Current release3.1, August 202111.0, April 20179.0, 201719c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageNode.jsCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesyes infoSQL92yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnoyesyesyes
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 simultaneouslyShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedIngres ReplicatoryesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsno infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyesyes
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.yesnoyes, with Range Indexesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HarperDBIngresMarkLogicOracle
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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MarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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MarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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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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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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