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System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. Ingres vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. XTDB

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWell established RDBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score6.10
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Actian CorporationInterSystemsJuxt Ltd.
Initial release20161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20182019
Current release5.10, January 202211.0, April 20172021.1, June 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDACClojure
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationIngres ReplicatorSource-replica replicationyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IngresInterSystems IRISXTDB infoformerly named Crux
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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