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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.32
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcTeradata
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003200520172009
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoin Aster File Storenono
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yesSQL-like query language (GSQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsR packagesyesno
Triggersyes infowith viewsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
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Kdb+Teradata AsterTigerGraphTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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