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DBMS > HEAVY.AI vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.10
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#217  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.postgres-xl.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2008
Current release5.10, January 202210 R1, October 20185.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDACC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCCACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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