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

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NameCrateDB  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.
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneMySQL 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 modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.79
Rank#183  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
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
Websitecrate.iowww.datajaguar.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperCrateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerDataJaguar, Inc.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132008201520122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.9.4 September 20186.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen 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 languageJavaC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infowith proprietary extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
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 proceduresuser defined functionsnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono 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 nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual 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 infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDnonono
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.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsPluggable 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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CrateDBDrizzleJaguarDBKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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