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DBMS > Kdb vs. Machbase Neo vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Kdb vs. Machbase Neo vs. RocksDB

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NameKdb  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase Neo infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.58
Rank#49  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#356  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitekx.commachbase.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationcode.kx.commachbase.com/­dbmsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMachbaseFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320132013
Current release3.6, May 2018V8.0, August 20239.4.0, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlno
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KdbMachbase Neo infoFormer name was InfinifluxRocksDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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