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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. LokiJS vs. OmniSci

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#219  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comlokijs.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docslokijs.org/­#/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201220142016
Current release6.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++JavaScriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIThrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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