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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. JaguarDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. JaguarDB vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  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.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.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 DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score15.31
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
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
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.datajaguar.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014DataJaguar, Inc.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20082012201520122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.9.4 September 20186.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
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 infowith proprietary extensionsnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
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 proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'nouser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.Callbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes 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 nodesMulti-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 infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnonono
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes, based on authentication and database rulesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleFirebase Realtime DatabaseJaguarDBKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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