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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time 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
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
orientdb.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.heavy.aiwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201620102015
Current release5.10, January 20223.1.9, February 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
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAJavaErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-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 query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresnonoJava, JavascriptJavaScript and Erlang
TriggersyesnoHooksyes 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 replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationship in graphsno 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-storagenoACIDno
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022OrientDBRiak 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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