DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > ArangoDB vs. Cassandra vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Cassandra vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessGPU-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
Wide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.36
Rank#66  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score123.40
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.54
Rank#194  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comcassandra.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2012200820122016
Current release3.5.0, August 20193.11.4, February 20196.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptJavaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyes 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 2.0Sharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBCassandraKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
» more
Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
» more
News

When exceptions collide
19 September 2019

Multi-Model Database ArangoDB 3.5 released – Distributed Joins, Streaming Transactions, extended GraphDB & Search Capabilities
19 August 2019

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

RC7 of ArangoDB 3.5: Streaming Transactions API
5 August 2019

RC4 of ArangoDB 3.5: Configurable Analyzers & other ArangoSearch Upgrades
26 June 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesInstaclustr: Fully Hosted and Managed Apache Cassandra
» more

DataStax Enterprise: Apache Cassandra for enterprises.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ArangoDBCassandraKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
DB-Engines blog posts

The Weight of Relational Databases: Time for Multi-Model?
29 August 2017, Luca Olivari (guest author)

show all

Cassandra keeps climbing the ranks of the DB-Engines Ranking
3 May 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
2 November 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

ArangoDB Updates Flagship Platform with the Ability to Leverage More Data
26 August 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Document Databases Software Market to See Major Growth by 2025 | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos
20 September 2019, OnYourDesks

ArangoDB raises $10 million for NoSQL database management
14 March 2019, VentureBeat

NoSQL Databases Software Market looks to expand its size in Overseas Market | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos
18 September 2019, OnYourDesks

Graph Database Market Size, Share and Manufacture Development Analysis Report| ArangoDB, Cambridge Semantics, DataStax
18 September 2019, Global National Times

provided by Google News

Tutorial: Getting started with Apache Cassandra
3 September 2019, JAXenter

KCF Technologies taps Rubrik for Cassandra backup
6 September 2019, TechTarget

Why you should be looking at Cassandra for cloud -
10 September 2019, Enterprise Times

YugaByte's distributed database gets GraphQL integration, Jepsen testing in a major update
17 September 2019, The Next Web

ScyllaDB takes on Amazon with new DynamoDB migration tool
11 September 2019, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

GPU Database Market Growth, Key Futuristic Trends And Competitive Landscape 2019-2025- Omnisci, Kinetica, Sqream
16 September 2019, Market Segment

Greatest Progress in GPU Database Market to Access Global Industry Players like Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt
3 September 2019, Market Research Report

GPU Database Market Estimated to Rising at a Lucrative CAGR of +20% between 2019 and 2028 with Leading Vendors: Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB
30 August 2019, Technology News

Know in depth about Global GPU Database Market, What Recent Study say about Top Companies like Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
4 September 2019, Press Releases

GPU Database Market Research And Global Outlook 2019 to 2025
18 September 2019, island Daily Tribune

provided by Google News

GPU Database Market Growth, Key Futuristic Trends And Competitive Landscape 2019-2025- Omnisci, Kinetica, Sqream
16 September 2019, Market Segment

GPU Database Market 2019 explosive growth with technical aspects by major players BlazingDB, Anaconda, OmniSci, Blazegraph, Fuzzy Logix, NVIDIA, Zilliz, Brytlyt, HeteroDB, SQream
12 September 2019, Tribune City

Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets
1 April 2019, InfoWorld

Greatest Progress in GPU Database Market to Access Global Industry Players like Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt
3 September 2019, Market Research Report

GPU Database Market Estimated to Rising at a Lucrative CAGR of +20% between 2019 and 2028 with Leading Vendors: Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB
30 August 2019, Technology News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform
Tenfold, San Francisco, CA

Java Software Engineer
JP Morgan Chase, Columbus, OH

Senior Back-End Engineer
FanAI, Santa Monica, CA

Senior Sales Engineer
TigerGraph, New York, NY

Full Stack Developer
MBO Partners, New York, NY

Software and Data Engineer
JP Morgan Chase, New York, NY

Big Data Developer
Verizon, Irving, TX

Lead Data Modeler / Architect
JP Morgan Chase, Columbus, OH

Data Engineer
Bay State, Memphis, TN

Data Engineer
DST Systems, Kansas City, MO

Machine Learning Engineer
BAIN & COMPANY, Palo Alto, CA

Application Support Engineer (Eastern US)
OmniSci, Remote

Technology Architect - Data Engineering
In-Q-Tel, Arlington, VA

Sales Director - Department of Defense
OmniSci, Washington, DC

Senior Backend Test Engineer
OmniSci, San Francisco, CA

Lead Application Support Engineer (Bay Area preferred)
OmniSci, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here