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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Heroic

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperCognitectSpotify
Initial release20122014
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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