DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Snowflake

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 GPUsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
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
Score2.74
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.29
Rank#86  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2008201220162014
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnouser defined functions
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 infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replicationyes
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 integrityyesyesnoyes
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
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DrizzleKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Snowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Smart Vending Machines Deliver On Data
29 July 2019, Forbes

GPU Database Market Size, Growth Scenarios, Trends and Study Report 2019|Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
23 August 2019, League Finals

Global GPU Database Market Revenue Strategy 2019-2024 | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt
21 August 2019, Tribune City

GPU Database Market SWOT Analysis by Key Futuristic Trends from 2019-2025 | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
31 July 2019, Daily Research Chronicle

Global GPU Database Market Research Strategies 2019 – Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Nvidia
20 August 2019, Market Reports

provided by Google News

Global GPU Database Market Revenue Strategy 2019-2024 | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt
21 August 2019, Tribune City

GPU Database Market Size, Growth Scenarios, Trends and Study Report 2019|Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
23 August 2019, League Finals

Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets
1 April 2019, InfoWorld

Global GPU Database Market Research Strategies 2019 – Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Nvidia
20 August 2019, Market Reports

GPU Database Market SWOT Analysis by Key Futuristic Trends from 2019-2025 | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
31 July 2019, Daily Research Chronicle

provided by Google News

Trinity Technology Grp & Snowflake Partner: Offer Cloud-Built Data WHS Svc
29 July 2019, Techwire.net

Snowflake Creates the Snowflake Data Exchange
5 June 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Sesame Software Releases Relational Junction 6.1 with Instant Data Warehousing for Over 100 Cloud and On-Premise Applications
22 August 2019, AiThority

Exasol CEO On Competing With The Tech Industry’s Legacy Giants
16 August 2019, Chief Executive Group

Oracle's IaaS, cloud database in the spotlight at OpenWorld
21 August 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Technology Architect - Data Engineering
In-Q-Tel, Arlington, VA

Sales Director - Department of Defense
OmniSci, Washington, DC

Senior Backend Test Engineer
OmniSci, San Francisco, CA

Data Warehouse/BI Specialist - NCIRD - Atlanta, GA
Initiate Government Solutions, North Palm Beach, FL

Senior Database Engineer
System1, Venice, CA

Senior Database Engineer
System1, Bellevue, WA

Data Architect - Customer Facing Analytics
C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, MN

Senior Database Engineer
DriveTime, Tempe, AZ

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here