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DBMS > HEAVY.AI vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Oracle vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Oracle vs. Valentina Server

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used RDBMSObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score2.68
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score78.75
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1247.52
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
azure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasevalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.MicrosoftOracleParadigma Software
Initial release2016201019801999
Current release5.10, January 2022V1221c, January 20215.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine 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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