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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Quasardb

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#276  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.quasardb
Initial release2008201220162009
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V43.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 infoRound robinSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
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 dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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DrizzleKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Quasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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