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

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

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NameGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  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 hardwareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.00
Rank#382  Overall
#38  Graph DBMS
Score2.42
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#230  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitegalaxybase.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.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.
Initial release201720162014 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 availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and JavaC++ and CUDAC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeStrong typed schemayesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes 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
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined procedures and functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-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 integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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