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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Kinetica vs. MaxDB vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.52
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score4.32
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.kinetica.commaxdb.sap.comwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperKineticaSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SADAS s.r.l.Transceptor Technology
Initial release20102012198420062017
Current release8.1, December 20187.1, August 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 20208.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++C++C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsyesnono
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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 RAMnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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CitusKineticaMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DSadas EngineSiriDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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