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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Manticore Search vs. Riak TS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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 hardwareMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
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Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#316  Overall
#20  Search engines
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
manticoresearch.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.heavy.aimanual.manticoresearch.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.Manticore SoftwareBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201620172015
Current release5.10, January 20224.2, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAC++Erlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesFixed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanno
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.nonoCan index from XMLno
Secondary indexesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
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 proceduresnonouser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate 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-storagenoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
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AlaSQLHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Manticore SearchRiak 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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