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DBMS > Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. OmniSci vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. LokiJS vs. OmniSci vs. OpenQM

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
www.openqm.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.omnisci.comwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSpotifyMapD Technologies, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release2014201420161993
Current release5.10, January 20223.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replicationyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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HeroicLokiJSOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018OpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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