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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Impala vs. Kdb+ vs. MySQL

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSAnalytic DBMS for HadoopHigh performance Time Series DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlkx.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlcode.kx.comdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperClouderaKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201820132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031995
Current release0.2, August 20203.4.0, April 20203.6, May 20188.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++qC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (q)yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnonoyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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DuckDBImpalaKdb+MySQL
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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