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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. HyperSQL vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SingleStore

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCloud-based data warehousing serviceMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexhsqldb.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSpotifyIBMSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014200120142013
Current release2.6.1, October 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLPL/SQL, SQL PLyes
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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