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

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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 hardwareA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational 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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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score941.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.jbase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.ZumasysMicrosoft
Initial release201619911989
Current release5.10, January 20225.7SQL Server 2019, November 2019
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 CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyes, 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine 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 2022jBASEMicrosoft 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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