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

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NameArangoDB  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.
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSAn 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
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.88
Rank#61  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
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
Websitewww.arangodb.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20122013200820122016
Current release3.5.0, August 20197.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open 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 languageC, C++, JavaScriptGoC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
JDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono 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 nodesSharding infosince version 2.0noneShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoPluggable 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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19 August 2019

Welcome Matt Ekstrom, CRO, and Jörg Schad, Head of Engineering & Machine Learning!
14 August 2019

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