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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Document stores
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release2014201920162015
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
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 proceduresnononoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAmazon DocumentDBHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Riak TS
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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