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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityGPU-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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.08
Rank#108  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#195  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#98  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperCognitectKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201220122016
Current release0.96.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsuser defined functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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