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DBMS > Kinetica vs. Postgres-XL vs. Quasardb vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Postgres-XL vs. Quasardb vs. SingleStore

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#210  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.postgres-xl.orgquasardb.netwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdoc.quasardb.netdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperKineticaquasardbSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20092013
Current release7.1, August 202110 R1, October 20183.1, January 20197.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++CC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCCACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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KineticaPostgres-XLQuasardbSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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