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DBMS > Kinetica vs. Lovefield vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Lovefield vs. OmniSci

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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 datasetsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#195  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#254  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#98  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201220142016
Current release6.02.1.12, February 2017V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeUsing read-only observersno
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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