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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. TerarkDB vs. VoltDB

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 MongoDBDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#267  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#339  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score2.40
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperKineticaTerarkVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201220162010
Current release7.1, August 202111.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 levelnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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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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