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DBMS > Kinetica vs. Riak TS vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Riak TS vs. Spark SQL

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#218  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score23.12
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tsspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperKineticaBasho TechnologiesApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220152014
Current release7.1, August 20213.3.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ErlangScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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 RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnono
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KineticaRiak TSSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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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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