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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Kdb+ vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.High performance Time Series DBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.29
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlkx.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsacode.kx.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcTerark
Initial release20022000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032016
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsrights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Search ApplianceKdb+TerarkDB
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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