DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the hard real time dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Impala vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Impala vs. Riak TS

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareAnalytic DBMS for HadoopRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.heavy.aidocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.ClouderaBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201620132015
Current release5.10, January 20224.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAC++Erlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-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 indexesnonoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC 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 proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono 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-storagenonono
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022ImpalaRiak TS
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
» more
Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
» more
Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022ImpalaRiak TS
Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

provided by Google News

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q2 2022
27 April 2022, insideBIGDATA

OmniSci Gets HEAVY New Name and New CEO
1 March 2022, Datanami

HEAVY.AI launches HEAVY.AI v6.0 with new HeavyConnect feature -
28 March 2022, Enterprise Times

Nvidia unveils a new GPU architecture designed for AI data centers
22 March 2022, Network World

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2022
10 January 2022, insideBIGDATA

provided by Google News

Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
10 November 2014, InformationWeek

Apache Impala 4 Supports Operator Multi-Threading
29 July 2021, iProgrammer

Man Busts Out of Google, Rebuilds Top-Secret Query Machine
24 October 2012, WIRED

Cloudera aims to bring real-time queries to Hadoop, big data
24 October 2012, ZDNet

How to add a data source to Redash
5 April 2022, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Riak TS for time series analysis at scale
29 September 2016, Opensource.com

Basho rolls out open source version of its Riak TS database
5 May 2016, ZDNet

Basho open-sources its Riak TS database for the Internet Of Things
5 May 2016, TechCrunch

Is Riak A Good NoSQL Database Option?
1 July 2019, Analytics India Magazine

Handling unstructured IoT data in the enterprise
7 October 2015, ITProPortal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Product Designer 2
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Senior DevOps Engineer
NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA

Accountant
HEAVY.AI, Inc., San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Engineer
PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, PA

Business Intelligence Developer
Early Warning Services, Scottsdale, AZ

Senior Software Engineer- Query Engines
Workday, Pleasanton, CA

Principal Software Engineer - Query Engines
Workday, United States

Federal - Data Engineering/ETL Developer
Accenture, Indianapolis, IN

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here