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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. jBASE vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareGPU-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 DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score86.05
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#193  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.jbase.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.jbase.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookZumasysKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2012199120122016
Current release3.1.2, August 20195.76.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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