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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Snowflake vs. TerminusDB

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 hardwareCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.snowflake.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.heavy.aidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperMicrosoftHEAVY.AI, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2010201620142018
Current release5.10, January 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation language.NET and CC++ and CUDAProlog, Rust
Server operating systems.NETLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robinyesGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
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 infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access control
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Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022SnowflakeTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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