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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. Kdb+ vs. TimesTen

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendHigh performance Time Series DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#320  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score12.00
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbkx.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.iocode.kx.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2015200520052000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031998
Current release5.10.0, July 20183.6, May 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCq
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infosince Version 4.2noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesnouser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesnoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigObjectGreenplumInfobrightKdb+TimesTen
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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