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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. OrigoDB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. OrigoDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseA 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 DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#40  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitekx.comorigodb.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationcode.kx.comorigodb.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcRobert Friberg et alTerark
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032009 infounder the name LiveDB2016
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsno
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.yesno infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)nono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.NetC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes infowith viewsyes infoDomain Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
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 integrityyesdepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsRole based authorizationno
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Kdb+OrigoDBTerarkDB
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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