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DBMS > Geode vs. Heroic vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Heroic vs. Kinetica

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.59
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.SpotifyKinetica
Initial release200220142012
Current release1.1, February 20177.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes 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 replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenono
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.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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GeodeHeroicKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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