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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Ingres vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWell established RDBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.85
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score6.10
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.heavy.aidocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperCockroach LabsHEAVY.AI, Inc.Actian CorporationInterSystems
Initial release201520161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2018
Current release21.1.2, June 20215.10, January 202211.0, April 20172021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++ and CUDAC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesdepending on used data model
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.nonono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replicationIngres ReplicatorSource-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 integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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CockroachDBHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IngresInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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