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DBMS > Blueflood vs. H2GIS vs. OmniSci vs. PostgreSQL vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. H2GIS vs. OmniSci vs. PostgreSQL vs. TinkerGraph

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraSpatial extension of H2A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.h2gis.orggithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
www.postgresql.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.omnisci.comwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceCNRSMapD Technologies, Inc.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2013201320161989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2009
Current release5.10, January 202214.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++ and CUDACJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyesschema-free
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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2nouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoRound robinpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on H2Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
BluefloodH2GISOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018PostgreSQLTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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