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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. ScyllaDB

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#195  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#98  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#119  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release201220162015
Current release6.0V4Scylla Open Source 3.0.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 indexesyesnoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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KineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018ScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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