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DBMS > IRONdb vs. Kdb vs. Speedb

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Kdb vs. Speedb

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonSpeedb  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityHigh performance Time Series DBMSAn embeddable, high performance key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.55
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#315  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/kx.comwww.speedb.io
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-startedcode.kx.com
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSpeedb
Initial release20172000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032020
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++qC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesno
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 indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luauser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replicationyes
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 per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes
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 controlnorights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbKdbSpeedb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Speedb is an embedded key-value storage engine for versatile use cases. It was designed...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Speedb Open-source rebases on RocksDB's latest versions, with enhanced capabilities...
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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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Open source - Speedb OSS is released under an Apache license and can be found on...
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