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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGPU-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 storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.73
Rank#172  Overall
#23  Document stores
Score0.58
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.55
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201620122016
Current release6.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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