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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Brytlyt vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Infobright vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Brytlyt vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Infobright vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.33
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.brytlyt.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
ignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.heavy.aiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonBrytlytHEAVY.AI, Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release20122016201620052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release0.9, October 20165.10, January 202210 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++ and CUDACC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnonouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDnoACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBBrytlytHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InfobrightPostgres-XL
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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