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System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield vs. Snowflake vs. Warp 10

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonWarp 10  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataTimeSeries DBMS specialized on timestamped geo data based on LevelDB or HBase
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#293  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.snowflake.comwww.warp10.io
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.warp10.io/­content/­02_Getting_started
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.InterSystemsGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.SenX
Initial release20162018201420142015
Current release5.10, January 20222021.1, June 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafarihostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Jupyter
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnouser defined functionsyes infoWarpScript
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinShardingnoneyesSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnoneyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDBnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationMandatory use of cryptographic tokens, containing fine-grained authorizations
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InterSystems IRISLovefieldSnowflakeWarp 10
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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