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DBMS > Citus vs. GeoSpock vs. Kdb

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. GeoSpock vs. Kdb

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.69
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comgeospock.comkx.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comcode.kx.com
DeveloperGeoSpockKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20102000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release8.1, December 20182.0, September 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageCJava, Javascriptq
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynoyes
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nouser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-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.nonoyes
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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CitusGeoSpockKdb
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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