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DBMS > HEAVY.AI vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Tarantool

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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 storeIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
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
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score2.26
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score3.05
Rank#106  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.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 OracleVK
Initial release201619942008
Current release5.10, January 202218.1.40, May 20202.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
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, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, 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 editionno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
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
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, 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-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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