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DBMS > Heroic vs. Kinetica vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Kinetica vs. OpenQM

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.kinetica.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSpotifyKineticaMartin Phillips
Initial release201420121993
Current release7.1, August 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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HeroicKineticaOpenQM infoalso called QM
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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