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System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. TypeDB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.68
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032016
Current release3.6, May 20182.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageqJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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 accountsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
Kdb+TypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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