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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. IBM Db2 vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  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.
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxGPU-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 modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score170.77
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2www.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBMKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201320081983 infohost version20122016
Current release7.2.4, September 201212.1, October 20166.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C and C++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDnono
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.noyes 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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