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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. MaxDB vs. OmniSci vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score4.67
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#153  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.commaxdb.sap.comwww.omnisci.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.omnisci.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MapD Technologies, Inc.Terark
Initial release20082012198420162016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.07.9.10 (January 2020), 20205.5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesnono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnono
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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