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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. OmniSci vs. ScyllaDB

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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 HadoopA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSWide column store
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Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#108  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.omnisci.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperHypertable Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release200920162015
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016V4Scylla Open Source 3.0.10, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.yesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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HypertableOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018ScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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