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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Riak KV

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websiteharperdb.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperHarperDBBasho Technologies
Initial release20172009
Current release3.1, August 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageNode.jsErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesno
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 indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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 infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno
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HarperDBRiak KV
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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