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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kdb
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|Kdb Xexclude from comparison
|DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
|High performance Time Series DBMS
|Primary database model
|Time Series DBMS
|Time Series DBMS
|Secondary database models
|Spatial DBMS with GEO package
|Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
|2000 kdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
|2.7.5, January 2024
|3.6, May 2018
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source MIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
|commercial free 32-bit version
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Server operating systems
OS X through Homebrew
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|Numeric data and Strings
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|yes table attribute 'grouped'
|SQL Support of SQL
|SQL-like query language
|SQL-like query language (q)
|APIs and other access methods
JSON over UDP
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|user defined functions
|yes with views
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Sharding in enterprise version only
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|selectable replication factor in enterprise version only
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|no similar paradigm used for internal processing
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes Depending on used storage engine
|User concepts Access control
|simple rights management via user accounts
|rights management via user accounts
|More information provided by the system vendor
|InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
|Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
|Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
|provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
|Typical application scenarios
|IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
|tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
|InfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
|Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
|Fastest-growing database to drive 25,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
|kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
|Licensing and pricing models
|Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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