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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. UniData,UniVerse vs. Vertica

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilitiesColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Score20.45
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iowww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2www.vertica.com
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentationwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperHarperDBRocket SoftwareVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201719852005
Current release3.1, August 2021Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesoptionalyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP 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
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesyes
Triggersnoyes infoU2 Basicno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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 operationsACID infoconfigurableACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system basedfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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HarperDBUniData,UniVerseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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