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

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#193  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#295  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release20132008201220162018
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C, C++C++ and CUDAScala
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsnono
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replicationnone
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 integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnonoAtomic execution of operations
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-standardno

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