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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. NCache vs. OmniSci

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 datasetsOpen source in-memory key-value storeA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.58
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#159  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score2.55
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaAlachisoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201220042016
Current release6.04.9, February 2018V4
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++C#, C++, .NETC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxWindowsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-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 configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingno
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 RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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KineticaNCacheOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years....
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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