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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Kinetica vs. MariaDB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.50
Rank#78  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#269  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score96.81
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.kinetica.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperApache Software FoundationKineticaMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release201520122009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.67.1, August 202110.10.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC, C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
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 infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IgniteKineticaMariaDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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