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System Properties Comparison Infobright vs. Kdb vs. Netezza

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NameInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendHigh performance Time Series DBMSData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#194  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score7.69
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score11.20
Rank#46  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Websiteignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbkx.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationcode.kx.com
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcIBM
Initial release20052000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032000
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCq
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoincluded in appliance
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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InfobrightKdbNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM
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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