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DBMS > IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesGPU-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 modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.25
Rank#244  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperIBMKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201720122016
Current release1.1.36.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, ScalaC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyesyes
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 controlUser level access controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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