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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. SingleStore vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. SingleStore vs. TimesTen

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.singlestore.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.singlestore.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSingleStore Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320131998
Current release3.6, May 20187.6, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesPL/SQL
Triggersyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Kdb+SingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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