DB-EnginesDo you need a hard real time database?English
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable 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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#271  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#175  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.brytlyt.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
ignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBrytlytHEAVY.AI, Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2016201620052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release0.9, October 20165.10, January 202210 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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 servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++ and CUDACC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsADO.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
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 proceduresuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoMVCC
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine 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
BrytlytHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InfobrightPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
» more
Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
» more
Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BrytlytHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InfobrightPostgres-XL
Recent citations in the news

Brytlyt secures $5m for GPU-powered analytics database
22 December 2021, UKTN (UK Technology News

Brytlyt Unleashes Serverless GPU-Acceleration for Analytics
15 September 2021, PR Newswire UK

GPU Database Market Growth, Trends, Forecast and COVID-19 Impacts (2022 - 2027)
22 June 2022, NewsOrigins

Brytlyt secures $4m Series A
20 May 2020, UKTN (UK Technology News

Brytlyt secures Series A to turbocharge real-time data analytics
21 May 2020, Cambridge Network

provided by Google News

Voltron to support open-source data analytics project Ibis
23 June 2022, VentureBeat

OmniSci Gets HEAVY New Name and New CEO
1 March 2022, Datanami

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q2 2022
27 April 2022, insideBIGDATA

Nvidia unveils a new GPU architecture designed for AI data centers
22 March 2022, Network World

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2022
10 January 2022, insideBIGDATA

provided by Google News

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior DevOps Engineer
NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA

Staff Manager, Business Development & Partnerships
Qcom, San Diego, CA

Staff Manager, Business Development & Partnerships
225 Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., San Diego, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here