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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Sqrrl vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Sqrrl vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed 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 GPUsAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#153  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comsqrrl.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.Terark
Initial release20082012201620122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.05.5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDAJavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnonono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding infomaking use of Hadoopnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoopnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)no

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