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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Pinot vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Pinot vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyA 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 KVCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orgpinot.apache.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.pinot.apache.orgdocs.heavy.aidocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho TechnologiesScyllaDB
Initial release20142015201620152015
Current release0.10.0, March 20225.10, January 2022ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++ and CUDAErlangC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java JDK11 or higherLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnonorestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangyes, Lua
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robinShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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AlaSQLApache PinotHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Riak TSScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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