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DBMS > Heroic vs. mSQL vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. mSQL vs. OmniSci

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperSpotifyHughes TechnologiesMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201419942016
Current release4.4, October 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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