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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Kinetica vs. Riak TS vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Kinetica vs. Riak TS vs. Stardog

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#122  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitecrate.iowww.kinetica.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.stardog.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperCrateKineticaBasho TechnologiesStardog-Union
Initial release2013201220152010
Current release7.1, August 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++ErlangJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
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
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
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++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes inforelationships in graphs
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 strategynonoACID
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBKineticaRiak TSStardog
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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