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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embedded key-value store for Go.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20142013200820122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes
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 indexesnonoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGoC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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