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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. GeoSpock vs. Kdb

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.35
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#311  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score7.31
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorageospock.comkx.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmcode.kx.com
DeveloperAmazonGeoSpockKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release2.0, September 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava, Javascriptq
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica 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 systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tablerights management via user accounts
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Amazon AuroraGeoSpockKdb
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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