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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. Kdb+ vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Kdb+ vs. SWC-DB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.High performance Time Series DBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.59
Rank#117  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#371  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comkx.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docscode.kx.com
DeveloperEnterpriseDBKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcAlex Kashirin
Initial release20052000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032020
Current release14, December 20213.6, May 20180.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresKdb+SWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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