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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeRDF storeKey-value store
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Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.66
Rank#217  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiteharperdb.iordf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperHarperDBSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release201720042018
Current release3.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageNode.jsJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyesno
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definednonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnono
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HarperDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
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 metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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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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