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

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 datasetsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
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
Score0.28
Rank#245  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesbasho.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsacode.kx.com
DeveloperGoogleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release20022000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320122015
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 languageqErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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'norestricted
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 APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infowith viewsnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
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.selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsrights management via user accountsAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Search ApplianceKdb+Microsoft Azure Table StorageRiak TS
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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