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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. BoltDB vs. Kinetica vs. MonetDB vs. OpenQM

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationAn embedded key-value store for Go.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.31
Rank#296  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.45
Rank#268  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#127  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#276  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperAxibase CorporationKineticaMonetDB BVMartin Phillips
Initial release20132013201220041993
Current release155857.1, August 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC, C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
GoC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersyesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding via remote tablesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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AxibaseBoltDBKineticaMonetDBOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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