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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Sadas Engine vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.59
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.sadasengine.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.heavy.aiwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHHEAVY.AI, Inc.SADAS s.r.l.Yandex
Initial release2007201620062019
Current release10.0, August 20225.10, January 20228.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnoneActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
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BaseXHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Sadas EngineYandex Database (YDB)
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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