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DBMS > Geode vs. Interbase vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Interbase vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA 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 modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.EmbarcaderoKineticaTerark
Initial release2002198420122016
Current release1.1, February 2017InterBase 2020, December 20197.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC, C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nono infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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GeodeInterbaseKineticaTerarkDB
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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