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

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

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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 hardwareCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAnalytics Platform for Big DataScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.snowflake.comwww.splunk.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Splunk Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2016201420032018
Current release5.10, January 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinyesShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022SnowflakeSplunkTerminusDB 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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