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System Properties Comparison Impala vs. OmniSci

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperClouderaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20132016
Current release3.3.0, August 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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ImpalaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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