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System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. OmniSci

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperActian CorporationMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2016
Current release11.0, April 20175.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.no infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IngresOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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