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

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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 comparisonTerarkDB  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 KVA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value 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
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.heavy.aigithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho TechnologiesTerark
Initial release2014201620152016
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDAErlangC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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 indexesnonorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
C++ API
Java API
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate 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
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Riak TSTerarkDB
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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