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System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Oracle vs. TigerGraph

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSWidely used RDBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score7.96
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1322.93
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#147  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319802017
Current release3.6, May 201819c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
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++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
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.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Kdb+OracleTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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