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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.26
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score3.28
Rank#101  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#356  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score18.51
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
rethinkdb.comsitewhere.iowww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.airethinkdb.com/­docssitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0vertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SiteWhereMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016200920102005
Current release5.10, January 20222.4.1, August 202011.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freepredefined schemeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinSharding inforange basedSharding infobased on HBasehorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissionsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022RethinkDBSiteWhereVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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