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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. GBase vs. Kdb

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.13
Rank#342  Overall
#150  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#190  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score7.70
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.gbase.cnkx.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iocode.kx.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current releaseGBase 8a3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
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 SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-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 systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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 controlnorights management via user accounts
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BigObjectGBaseKdb
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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