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System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. MonetDB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial 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
Score1.88
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationcode.kx.comwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMonetDB BV
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032004
Current release3.6, May 2018Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageqC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+MonetDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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