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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Teradata vs. TerarkDB

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)A 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 DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score69.83
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.teradata.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.teradata.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperKineticaTeradataTerark
Initial release201219842016
Current release7.1, August 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoHashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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-standardno
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KineticaTeradataTerarkDB
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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