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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Spark SQL vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Spark SQL vs. TerarkDB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSWidely used in-process key-value storeSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitekx.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleApache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003199420142016
Current release3.6, May 201818.1.40, May 20203.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageqC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.yesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonono
Triggersyes infowith viewsyes infoonly for the SQL APInono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnonenone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnonono

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