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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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 datasetsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.61
Rank#197  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score6.30
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score1.98
Rank#117  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2008201220152016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V1V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxhostedLinux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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