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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score443.56
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datajaguar.comwww.kinetica.comwww.mongodb.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerDataJaguar, Inc.KineticaMongoDB, IncMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20082015201220092016
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.9.4 September 20186.04.2.8, June 2020V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC, C++C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsJavaScriptno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionalyes
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 infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleJaguarDBKineticaMongoDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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