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

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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 datasetsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.nuodb.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.comwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperHypertable Inc.KineticaNuoDB, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2009201220132016
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20166.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 scansyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-slave replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HypertableKineticaNuoDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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DDL+ACID - You‘ve heard of ‘transactional’, let’s talk ‘isolated’ (Tech Blog)
19 September 2019

Running NuoDB in Docker - Part II (Tech Blog)
16 September 2019

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12 September 2019

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