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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.99
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#331  Overall
#46  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitekx.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release3.6, May 20184.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.yesnono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyes infowith viewsnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
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 accountsnoRole based authorization
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Kdb+mSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDB
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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