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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. jBASE vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.25
Rank#251  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score1.99
Rank#114  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.jbase.comwww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.jbase.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAxibase CorporationZumasysKineticaMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20131991201219892016
Current release155855.76.0SQL Server 2019, November 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringoptionalyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDno
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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