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System Properties Comparison OmniSci vs. Teradata Aster

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NameOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.74
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.omnisci.comwww.teradata.com/­products-and-services/­teradata-analytics-platform
Technical documentationwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperMapD Technologies, Inc.Teradata
Initial release20162005
Current releaseV4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsThrift
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoR packages
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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OmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Teradata Aster
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