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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#234  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score3.20
Rank#94  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score5.95
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iorocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperHarperDBFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201720131992
Current release2.3.1, January 20216.14.6 , December 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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HarperDB Cloud: Get To Market Faster, For Less Money Using Our Built-in API.
Implementation languageNode.jsC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes
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 definednoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HarperDBRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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 2,300 + 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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