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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. SWC-DB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#335  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSpotifySingleStore Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release201420132020
Current release7.6, November 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate 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, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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HeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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