DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Kdb+ vs. Sequoiadb

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Sequoiadb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.76
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#249  Overall
#37  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032013
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScript
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoDocument is locked during a transaction
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Kdb+Sequoiadb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Kdb+Sequoiadb
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Ready to adopt a Microsecond Mindset?
8 February 2021, Datanami

Storage as a Service in AWS
22 February 2021, insideHPC

Neueda recruit industry kdb+ expert to lead new division
30 June 2020, News Anyway

Kx Systems releases SaaS version of kdb+
27 March 2018, Finextra

Kx Offers Magnitude Simba-developed ODBC Connectivity for kdb+
11 April 2019, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

SequoiaDB Raises New Round Led By CICC Capital
13 October 2020, China Money Network

SequoiaDB 3.0 Released, New-Generation Multi-Model NewSQL Database
25 June 2018, PR Newswire

Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market Analysis Repor
25 February 2021, Business-newsupdate.com

Understanding open source databases
18 February 2021, VentureBeat

China Deal Monitor: JD Health invests in Kingstar and more updates
13 October 2020, DealStreetAsia

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Macro Desk Strategist
Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

Quality Control Lead
Altice, Rocky Mount, NC

Plumbing and HVAC Estimator
Kirlin Design Build, Rockville, MD

Vice President/Associate, Insight Consulting Team: Quantitative Development and Analysis
Bank of America, New York, NY

Quantitative Trading Internship Program
Geneva Trading, Chicago, IL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here