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DBMS > Cloudant vs. Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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.
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionGPU-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 modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.80
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comesgyn.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comesgyn.com/­developerswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEsgynKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20102008201520122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++, JavaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine 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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CloudantDrizzleEsgynDBKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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