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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Access vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Access vs. OmniSci

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score135.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2008201219922016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.01902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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