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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.95
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#95  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.leanxcale.comravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationcode.kx.comravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcLeanXcaleHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032015201020201987
Current release3.6, May 20185.2, June 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageqC#C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyes
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+LeanXcaleRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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15 beta testers
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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