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

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 GPUsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#193  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score2.30
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.jbase.comwww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.jbase.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperZumasysKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Timescale
Initial release1991201220162017
Current release5.76.0V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDAC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robinyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesno
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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jBASEKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018TimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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