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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Newts vs. Quasardb

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websiteharperdb.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.net
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperHarperDBMicrosoftOpenNMS Groupquasardb
Initial release2017201420142009
Current release3.1, August 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyes infoJSON typesyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
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#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1JavaScriptnono
TriggersnoJavaScriptnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
HarperDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBNewtsQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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