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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Kdb+

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#32  Document stores
#104  Relational DBMS
Score1.61
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comkx.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comcode.kx.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201419912000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release5.73.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptq
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelrights management via user accounts
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AlaSQLjBASEKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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