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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. BoltDB vs. Kinetica

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn embedded key-value store for Go.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.03
Rank#343  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iogithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Kinetica
Initial release201520132012
Current release7.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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BigObjectBoltDBKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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