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DBMS > BaseX vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Lovefield vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Lovefield vs. SQream DB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScripta GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
google.github.io/­lovefieldsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.heavy.aigithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.sqream.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHGoogleHEAVY.AI, Inc.GoogleSQream Technologies
Initial release20072015201620142014
Current release9.7.2, May 20225.10, January 20222.1.12, February 20172021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAJavaScriptC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScriptC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononouser defined functions in Python
Triggersyes infovia eventsnonoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoRound robinnonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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BaseXGoogle Cloud BigtableHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022LovefieldSQream DB
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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Much faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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