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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 GPUsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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
Score4.11
Rank#76  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2008201220162009
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V42.3.6, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
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
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
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 dataACIDnonoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
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 RAMyesno
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 infousers and table-level permissions

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