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

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

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NameGalaxybase  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, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformA 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 modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.06
Rank#371  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#158  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#217  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitegalaxybase.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
ignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司HEAVY.AI, Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2017201620052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseNov 20, November 20215.10, 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
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Implementation languageC and JavaC++ and CUDACC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeStrong typed schemayesyesyes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
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 procedures and functionsnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-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 integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine 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

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