DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Graph Engine vs. HEAVY.AI vs. KairosDB vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. HEAVY.AI vs. KairosDB vs. PostgreSQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score615.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
github.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.heavy.aikairosdb.github.iowww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftHEAVY.AI, Inc.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2010201620131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release5.10, January 20221.2.2, November 201814.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ScaleGrid for PostgreSQL: Fully managed PostgreSQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation language.NET and CC++ and CUDAJavaC
Server operating systems.NETLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robinSharding infobased on Cassandrapartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022KairosDBPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
» more
Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
» more
Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDatasentinel: Platform for Monitoring and Analyzing the performance problems of your PostgreSQL Clusters
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

CYBERTEC is your professional partner for PostgreSQL services and Data Science since 2000. With offices in Austria, Uruguay, Estonia, Poland, South Africa and Switzerland, CYBERTEC operates worldwide and is here for you 24/7!
» more

Percona: Database problems? Not on your watch.
Databases run better with Percona.
» more

pgDash: In-Depth PostgreSQL Monitoring.
» more

Navicat for PostgreSQL is an easy-to-use graphical tool for PostgreSQL database development.
» more

DbVisualizer is equipping database professionals with the tools they need to build, manage and maintain state-of-the-art database technologies. It has sky-high user satisfaction and is the preferred tool for database professionals around the world. Customers include Tesla, Apple, Facebook, Deutsche Bank, NASA, and 25,000 others in 145 countries.
» more

EDB: BigAnimal is fully-managed PostgreSQL in the cloud from the database fanatics at EDB.
» more

Instaclustr: Fully Hosted & Managed PostgreSQL
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022KairosDBPostgreSQL
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Driving the Future of PostgreSQL Adoption
15 November 2021,  Umair Shahid, Percona (sponsor) 

The Inexorable Rise of PostgreSQL
24 September 2021,  Matt Yonkovit, Percona (sponsor) 

show all

Recent citations in the news

Observe, Inc. Dives Deeper Into Observability
13 May 2022, DevOps.com

Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j
13 February 2017, InfoWorld

Can Streaming Graphs Clean Up the Data Pipeline Mess?
28 March 2022, Datanami

Latest TigerGraph Release Adds More Than 40 Features to its Graph Database
6 October 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Cutting-edge Katana Graph scores $28.5 million Series A Led by Intel Capital
24 February 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q2 2022
27 April 2022, insideBIGDATA

OmniSci Gets HEAVY New Name and New CEO
1 March 2022, Datanami

Nvidia unveils a new GPU architecture designed for AI data centers
22 March 2022, Network World

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2022
10 January 2022, insideBIGDATA

Real-time Analytics News for Week Ending March 26
27 March 2022, RTInsights

provided by Google News

The Rise of Time Series Databases
3 March 2020, Automation.com

provided by Google News

Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service
11 May 2022, TechCrunch

Review: YugabyteDB does PostgreSQL proud
16 May 2022, InfoWorld

Install PostgreSQL Server & Client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy
10 May 2022, Linux Shout

Microsoft Azure Vulnerability Exposes PostgreSQL Databases to Other Customers
28 April 2022, The Hacker News

RDS and Aurora PostgreSQL Vulnerability Leads to AWS Deprecating Many Minor Versions
23 April 2022, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior DevOps Engineer
NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA

Product Designer 2
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Accountant
HEAVY.AI, Inc., San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Overnight SQL DBA
XTIVIA, Remote

Perl Developer
Dynavet Solutions LLC, Remote

Frontend (React) Developer - 100% Remote
EVB, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Database Administrator
Baldwin Risk Partners, Remote

Full Stack Web Developer
Bridge, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here