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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. HBase vs. Kinetica

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#120  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score31.25
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.69
Rank#234  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comhbase.apache.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceshbase.apache.org/­book.htmldocs.kinetica.com
DeveloperExasolApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetKinetica
Initial release200020082012
Current release2.3.4, January 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javauser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users and roles on table level

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