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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Sphinx

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#193  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#50  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.jbase.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.jbase.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperZumasysKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release1991201220162001
Current release5.76.0V43.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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