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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. MongoDB vs. Prometheus

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS for IoT projects, analytical and transactional use cases , runnable on IoT devices and in the cloud, in distributed and replicated environmentsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#246  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score453.83
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score5.69
Rank#66  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.mongodb.comprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.harperdb.iodocs.mongodb.com/­manualprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperHarperDBMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201720092015
Current release4.4.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
proprietary protocol using JSONRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Swift
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesno
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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