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DBMS > BigObject vs. Hypertable vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Hypertable vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopGPU-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 modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.05
Rank#319  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Hypertable Inc.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2015200920122016
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20166.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 exact value or prefix value scansyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
RESTful HTTP API
ODBC
C++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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