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

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 hardwareIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score944.96
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
github.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aitechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201620141989
Current release5.10, January 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial 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 CUDAJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScriptC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptTransact 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 replicationnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022LokiJSMicrosoft SQL Server
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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