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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Kdb+

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.50
Rank#207  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score5.37
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacekx.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycode.kx.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release19792000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current releaseV11.5, November 20173.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++q
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions
Triggersyesyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.rights management via user accounts
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c-treeACEKdb+
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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