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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Realm

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score7.97
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2013201220162014
Current release6.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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BoltDBKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Realm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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