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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. NuoDB vs. OmniSci

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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 datasetsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.nuodb.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.comwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaNuoDB, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132008201220132016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen 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
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsJava, SQLno
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 nodesnoneShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-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 datayesACIDnoACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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 infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BoltDBDrizzleKineticaNuoDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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