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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BigchainDB vs. Kdb+ vs. MySQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh performance Time Series DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.bigchaindb.comkx.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcode.kx.comdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAltibaseKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release199920162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031995
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.6, May 20188.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++PythonqC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query language (q)yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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AltibaseBigchainDBKdb+MySQL
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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