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DBMS > Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. MaxDB vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. MaxDB vs. SingleStore

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score4.32
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSmaxdb.sap.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSpotifySAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014201419842013
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20207.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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