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DBMS > HEAVY.AI vs. InterSystems Caché vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. InterSystems Caché vs. LokiJS

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA multi-model DBMS and application serverIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.intersystems.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release201619972014
Current release5.10, January 20222018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InterSystems CachéLokiJS
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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