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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. MonetDB vs. OmniSci

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 datasetsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#112  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaMonetDB BVMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201220042016
Current release6.0Aug2018-SP2, January 2019V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++CC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-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 persistentyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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KineticaMonetDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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News

Combined insert, updates and deletes with merge statements
8 March 2019

Updatable merge tables with partition predicates
26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

IoT and streaming in MonetDB
26 July 2018

JIT C/C++ UDFs in MonetDB
23 May 2018

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GPU Database Market is Growing Gloriously at a CAGR of +20% over Period 2019- 2026 with Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB
23 April 2019, Global Market Research

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22 April 2019, Market Reports

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Columnar Databases and Vectorization
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1st International Conference on Big Scientific Data Management (BigSDM2018)
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OmniSci Hires Laura Craig as Vice President of Sales, Americas
23 April 2019, PRNewswire

Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets
1 April 2019, InfoWorld

GPU Database Market is Growing Gloriously at a CAGR of +20% over Period 2019- 2026 with Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB
23 April 2019, Global Market Research

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25 March 2019, eWeek

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