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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  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.
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.GPU-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 DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
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Score33.83
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2011200820122016
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20197.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle-document ACID transactionsACIDnono
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.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseDrizzleKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsCouchbase Server is an open source NoSQL database engineered to support the agile...
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Competitive advantagesPowerful Querying: An expressive query language that extends SQL and supports joins...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time Big Data , Profile Management , Mobile Applications , Content Management...
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Key customersCouchbase customers include industry leaders like AOL, AT&T, Bally’s, BSkyB, Cisco...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAll software is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0
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