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DBMS > IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. TerarkDB

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#190  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#320  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperCirconus LLC.KineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Terark
Initial release2017201220162016
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.05.5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luauser defined functionsnono
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyes 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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