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DBMS > Geode vs. Kinetica vs. LevelDB vs. RavenDB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Kinetica vs. LevelDB vs. RavenDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA 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 DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.61
Rank#140  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score3.05
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score3.44
Rank#95  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbravendb.netgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdravendb.net/­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.KineticaGoogleHibernating RhinosTerark
Initial release20022012201120102016
Current release1.1, February 20177.1, August 20211.23, February 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++C#C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonono
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenonoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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