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DBMS > BigObject vs. Kinetica vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Kinetica vs. OpenQM

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score0.03
Rank#343  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.kinetica.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.KineticaMartin Phillips
Initial release201520121993
Current release7.1, August 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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BigObjectKineticaOpenQM infoalso called QM
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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