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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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 datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperHypertable Inc.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release2009201220161994
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20166.0V418.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++ and CUDAC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxLinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-slave 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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