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System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Memgraph vs. Teradata

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.66
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#298  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Score75.79
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.commemgraph.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.memgraph.comdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMemgraph LtdTeradata
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320171984
Current release3.6, May 2018Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoFree license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linuxhosted
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)noyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+MemgraphTeradata
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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