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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Faircom DB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Faircom DB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak TS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A 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
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release2014197920162015
Current releaseV12, November 20205.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++C++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesno
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.yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
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 proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono 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-storagetunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AlaSQLFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Riak TS
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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