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DBMS > Blueflood vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kinetica

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#128  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceInterSystemsKinetica
Initial release201320182012
Current release2021.1, June 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemepredefined schemedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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BluefloodInterSystems IRISKinetica
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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