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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. OmniSci vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. OmniSci vs. OpenQM

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA 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 modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
www.openqm.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.omnisci.comwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMapD Technologies, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release201420161993
Current release5.10, January 20223.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript 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 proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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AlaSQLOmniSci 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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