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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. Kdb+ vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareHigh performance Time Series DBMSGPU-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 modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.69
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.48
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#193  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.jbase.comkx.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.jbase.comcode.kx.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperZumasysKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release19912000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320122016
Current release5.73.6, May 20186.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageqC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
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.yesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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jBASEKdb+KineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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