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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TDengine

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP infoformerly SybaseTaos Data
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319922019
Current release3.6, May 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Kdb+SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTDengine
Specific characteristicsOne of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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