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DBMS > HarperDB vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#258  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperHarperDBSingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release201720131987
Current release3.1, August 20217.6, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HarperDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsOver 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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