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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWidely used in-process key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.34
Rank#151  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleBasho TechnologiesMail.ru Group
Initial release2016199420092008
Current release5.10, January 202218.1.40, May 20202.1.0, April 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesnoyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and ErlangLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Hash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Oracle Berkeley DBRiak KVTarantool
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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