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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Teradata

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score123.40
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.54
Rank#194  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score76.97
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Teradata
Initial release2008201220161984
Current release3.11.4, February 20196.0V4Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxhosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess 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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CassandraKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Teradata
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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