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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score1.92
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.monetdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.net
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperHarperDBMonetDB BVOpenNMS Groupquasardb
Initial release2017200420142009
Current release3.1, August 2021Oct2020-SP2, January 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open 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 servicenononono
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Implementation languageNode.jsCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyesyesyes 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 indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
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
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes, in SQL, C, Rnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding via remote tablesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definednone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDnoACID
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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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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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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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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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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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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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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