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DBMS > Blueflood vs. Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionGPU-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 modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.11
Rank#283  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.ioesgyn.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiesgyn.com/­developerswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperRackspaceDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEsgynKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132008201520122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, JavaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnono
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.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BluefloodDrizzleEsgynDBKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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