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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Kinetica vs. LokiJS vs. OmniSci

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comlokijs.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docslokijs.org/­#/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperHypertable Inc.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2009201220142016
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20166.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++JavaScriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIThrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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