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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. MaxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. MaxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Sadas Engine

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.52
Rank#77  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score4.03
Rank#83  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.commaxdb.sap.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.commaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997OracleSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003198420112006
Current release3.6, May 20187.9.10 (January 2020), 202021.2, September 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageqC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnono
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featurenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infooff heap cacheyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DOracle NoSQLSadas Engine
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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