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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA 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 DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperKineticaTerark
Initial release20122016
Current release7.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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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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