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System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Quasardb vs. TimesTen

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.29
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#290  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.quasardb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdoc.quasardb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcquasardbOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320091998
Current release3.6, May 20183.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoPL/SQL
Triggersyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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 persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Kdb+QuasardbTimesTen
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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