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DBMS > HEAVY.AI vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. TerminusDB

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
rdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.airdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2016200420142018
Current release5.10, January 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinnoneyesGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access control
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022RDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSnowflakeTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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