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

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

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 valuesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.KineticaGoogleTerarkDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20022012201120162018
Current release1.1, February 20177.1, August 20211.23, February 202110.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnonoyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 levelnonoRole-based access control
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GeodeKineticaLevelDBTerarkDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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