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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132008201219892016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0SQL Server 2017, October 2017V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C, C++C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnoACIDno
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 RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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