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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release2016
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
Specific characteristics

Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively supports standard SQL and returns query results hundreds of times faster than CPU-only platforms. JIT (Just-In-Time) compilation framework built on LLVM (Low-level Virtual Machine). Store and query data using native Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) types. Parallelizes computation across multiple GPUs and CPUs.

Competitive advantages

Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns, exceptions, and opportunities in their largest location and time datasets, all of which are made possible by HeavyDB, the GPU accelerated foundation of the platform. 


Typical application scenarios

Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science, and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.

Licensing and pricing models

HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire for Quote)

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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
Recent citations in the 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

HEAVY.AI launches HEAVY.AI v6.0 with new HeavyConnect feature -
28 March 2022, Enterprise Times

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

provided by Google News

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