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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.QuestDB Limited
Initial release201620132014
Current release5.10, January 20222.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAGoJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyConfigurable consistency for N replicas
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InfluxDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Apache 2.0.
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