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DBMS > H2GIS vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score933.83
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.heavy.aidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperCNRSHEAVY.AI, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201320161989
Current release5.10, January 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2noTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robintables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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 controlyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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H2GISHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Microsoft SQL Server
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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