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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Kdb+ vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score5.48
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comkx.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestcode.kx.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20072000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031984
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Netq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes, on a single node
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsrights management via user accounts
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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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