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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseRiak 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 DBMSTime Series 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
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#330  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
quasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.heavy.aidoc.quasar.ai/­masterdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.quasardbBasho TechnologiesScyllaDB
Initial release20142016200920152015
Current release5.10, January 20223.13.3, April 2022ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infointeger and binarynoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infowith tagsrestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP APIHTTP 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 languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 proceduresnononoJavaScript and Erlangyes, Lua
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono 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-storagenoACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoTransient modeyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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AlaSQLHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022QuasardbRiak 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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