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DBMS > Kinetica vs. Solr vs. SpatiaLite vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Solr vs. SpatiaLite vs. TerarkDB

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneSpatial extension of SQLiteA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSpatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score58.53
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comlucene.apache.org/­solrwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperKineticaApache Software FoundationAlessandro FurieriTerark
Initial release2012200620082016
Current release7.1, August 20218.11.1, December 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)server-less
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyesno
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava pluginsnono
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingACIDno
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesnono
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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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