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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Drizzle vs. JaguarDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  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.
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsGPU-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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score17.39
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.datajaguar.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerDataJaguar, Inc.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20052008201520122016
Current release3.0, February 20207.2.4, September 20122.9.4 September 20186.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Java
PHP
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonouser 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 nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic 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, HTTPrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"DrizzleJaguarDBKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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