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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. ObjectBox vs. Teradata

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. ObjectBox vs. Teradata

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.10
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#188  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score68.95
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comobjectbox.iowww.teradata.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.objectbox.iodocs.teradata.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcObjectBox LimitedTeradata
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 versionOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Linux
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes 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
Proprietary native API.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
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyes infowith viewsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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 accountsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+ObjectBoxTeradata
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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