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DBMS > Kinetica vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.56
Rank#269  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#252  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score5.66
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJShelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperKineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201220141992
Current release7.1, August 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
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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KineticaLokiJSSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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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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