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DBMS > HEAVY.AI vs. Sequoiadb vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison HEAVY.AI vs. Sequoiadb vs. YugabyteDB

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
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Score1.77
Rank#141  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#261  Overall
#41  Document stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.sequoiadb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aiwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Sequoiadb Ltd.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release201620132017
Current release5.10, January 20222.19, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoDocument is locked during a transactionDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlyes
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022SequoiadbYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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