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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. Kdb+

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.54
Rank#197  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbkx.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iocode.kx.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlrights management via user accounts
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KairosDBKdb+
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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