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System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.30
Rank#127  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score845.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaselearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.EmbarcaderoMicrosoft
Initial release201619841989
Current release5.10, January 2022InterBase 2020, December 2019SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ and CUDACC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change Viewsyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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