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NameHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score2.26
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#258  Overall
#39  Document stores
#118  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
cloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.heavy.aicloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.Yandex
Initial release20162019
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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