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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. HEAVY.AI 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 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 hardwareA 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 DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#147  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
cloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.heavy.aicloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHHEAVY.AI, Inc.Yandex
Initial release200720162019
Current release10.2, September 20225.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights 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 2022Yandex 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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