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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. TerminusDB

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 GPUsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2008201220162018
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.0V41.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDAProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
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
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replicationJournaling Streams
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 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 infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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