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System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Riak TS

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.13
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#276  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Websitekx.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcode.kx.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcBasho Technologies
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032015
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageqErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'restricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infowith viewsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsno
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Kdb+Riak TS
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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