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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EventStoreDB vs. Kdb

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent StoreTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.02
Rank#189  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#173  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score7.71
Rank#49  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.eventstore.comkx.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdevelopers.eventstore.comcode.kx.com
DeveloperAltibaseEvent Store LimitedKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release199920122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current releasev7.3, 2023, August 202321.2, February 20213.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoOpen source edition discontinued with March 2023Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++q
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accounts
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AltibaseEventStoreDBKdb
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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