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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. VelocityDB

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 GPUsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#282  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.omnisci.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide.aspx
DeveloperKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201220162011
Current release6.0V47.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDAC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
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 replication
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 integrityyesnono
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 RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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KineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018VelocityDB
News

VelocityDB Version 8.2 Release Notes
16 April 2019

VelocityDB Version 8.1.8 Release Notes
30 March 2019

VelocityDB Version 8.1.6 Release Notes
27 March 2019

VelocityDB Version 8.1.5 Release Notes
24 March 2019

VelocityDB Version 8.1.4 Release Notes
20 March 2019

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