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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Yaacomo

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score7.52
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchyaacomo.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320152009
Current release3.6, May 2018V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)noyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infowith viewsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+Microsoft Azure SearchYaacomo
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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