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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Realm

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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 GPUsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.57
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score8.38
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2008201220162014
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replicationnone
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 dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 RAMyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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DrizzleKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Realm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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