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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.23
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score1.77
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score1.27
Rank#174  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.tarantool.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftVKVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201520082016
Current release3.6, May 2018V12.10.0, May 20222.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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)noFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIOpen binary protocolgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyes infowith viewsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceHash sharding based on virtual bucketsSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes, with SQLno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
Kdb+Microsoft Azure SearchTarantoolTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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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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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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