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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Realm

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.High performance Time Series DBMSA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score8.85
Rank#44  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesrealm.io
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsacode.kx.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperGoogleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20022000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320122014
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)nono
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyes infowith viewsnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsrights management via user accountsAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Search ApplianceKdb+Microsoft Azure Table StorageRealm
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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