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DBMS > Citus vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.91
Rank#157  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201020122016
Current release8.1, December 20186.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsnative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
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 functionsno
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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
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-standard

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CitusKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Recent citations in the news

Microsoft Adds PostgreSQL Scalability Solution with Citus Data Purchase
24 January 2019, Redmondmag.com

Microsoft Expands Azure PostgreSQL Moxy Through Citus Data Purchase
30 January 2019, Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Acquires Citus Data to Dive Deeper into Postgres
30 January 2019, eWeek

Citus Data Announces Citus Cloud Database Support for HIPAA and SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance
13 November 2018, Business Wire

Microsoft Acquires PostgreSQL Database Expertise, Counters Amazon Aurora
27 January 2019, ChannelE2E

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Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets
1 April 2019, InfoWorld

Field Report: GPU Technology Conference 2019 #GTC19
4 April 2019, insideBIGDATA

GPU Database Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2025 | Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB
28 March 2019, Market Reports

Kinetica Could Boost Nvidia In $70B Big Data Market
12 October 2018, Forbes

Kinetica Delivers GPU-Accelerated Analytics Engine to SoftBank
1 November 2018, Business Wire

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Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets
1 April 2019, InfoWorld

GPU Database Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2025 | Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB
22 April 2019, Market Reports

New Data Science Platforms Highlight Nvidia's GPU Conference
25 March 2019, eWeek

OmniSci, formerly MapD, gets $55 million in series C funding
4 October 2018, Packt Hub

Graphics Processing Unit Database Market Growing Demand and Trends 2019 to 2028
11 April 2019, The Smart CMS

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