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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA 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 KVAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#296  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score87.08
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.heavy.aidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho TechnologiesSplunk Inc.
Initial release2014201620152003
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnonorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll 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
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
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 factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono 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-storagenonono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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