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DBMS > GridGain vs. Kdb+ vs. Rockset vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Kdb+ vs. Rockset vs. Teradata Aster

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteHigh performance Time Series DBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comkx.comrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestcode.kx.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcRocksetTeradata
Initial release20072000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320192005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'all fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (q)Read-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsnoR packages
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationyesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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