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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.92
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#195  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#98  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGoogleKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201020122016
Current release6.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanono
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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