DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 GPUsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#101  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201220162014
Current release6.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
KineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Snowflake
Recent citations in the news

Impact of Covid-19 Global GPU Database Market (2020 To 2027) | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia
3 July 2020, Bandera County Courier

Global GPU Database Market 2020 Top Companies – Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia
26 June 2020, Bandera County Courier

GPU Database Market Survey Report 2020-2026: Kinetica DB, OmniSci, Neo4j
1 July 2020, NJ MMA News

GPU data warehouse startup SQream lands $39.4M funding round
24 June 2020, SiliconANGLE

Earth Challenge 2020 Releases Native Insect and Food Security Citizen Science Applications Built on Kinetica in Support of National Insect Week
22 June 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Impact of Covid-19 Global GPU Database Market (2020 To 2027) | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia
3 July 2020, Bandera County Courier

GPU Database Market Survey Report 2020-2026: Kinetica DB, OmniSci, Neo4j
1 July 2020, NJ MMA News

Global GPU Database Market 2020 Top Companies – Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia
26 June 2020, Bandera County Courier

Accelerated Databases In The Fast Lane
25 June 2020, The Next Platform

GPU Database Market Size, Opportunities And Forecast Analysis To 2026|Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j
2 July 2020, Weekly Wall

provided by Google News

How Snowflake is challenging the cloud-native database giants
6 June 2020, SiliconANGLE

Data warehousing startup Snowflake confidentially files for IPO, could reach $20B valuation
10 June 2020, GeekWire

Snowflake eyes $20bn valuation in IPO
9 June 2020, Financial Times

IPO Contender Snowflake on Pace for $400 Million in 2020 Revenue
29 June 2020, The Information

Cloud data platform Snowflake could see $20bn valuation in IPO
11 June 2020, Data Economy

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Enterprise Account Executive (Remote - Seattle)
Kinetica DB, Seattle, WA

Enterprise Account Executive (Federal Government)
Kinetica DB, Arlington, VA

Enterprise Account Executive (Remote - South)
Kinetica DB, Dallas, TX

Enterprise Account Executive (Remote - Chicago)
Kinetica DB, Chicago, IL

Sr. Solutions Architect (Top Secret Clearance)
Kinetica DB, Arlington, VA

Database Administrator
SnapAV, Draper, UT

Boston and Quincy Organizer
Mothers Out Front, Massachusetts

ETL Developer
King County, Seattle, WA

Senior Database Administrator
Sincro, United States

SQL Data Analyst
Piper Companies, Horsham, PA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here