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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. HEAVY.AI

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSSpatial extension of H2A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
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Score0.31
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.h2gis.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperCNRSHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release201820132016
Current release0.2, August 20205.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
JavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DuckDBH2GISHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
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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