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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  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.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGPU-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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteesgyn.comgeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developersgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEsgynOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20082015200220122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20176.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++, JavaJavaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infoCache Event Listenersyes 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 nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single nodenono
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleEsgynDBGeodeKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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