DB-EnginesExtremeDB for everyone with an RTOSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Kdb vs. Pinecone vs. StarRocks

System Properties Comparison Kdb vs. Pinecone vs. StarRocks

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameKdb  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparisonStarRocks  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA managed, cloud-native vector databaseAn open source, high-performance columnar analytical database that enables real-time, multi-dimensional, and highly concurrent data analytics infoForked from Apache Doris
Primary database modelTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Vector DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.71
Rank#49  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#198  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.pinecone.iowww.starrocks.io
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewdocs.starrocks.io/­en-us/­latest/­introduction/­StarRocks_intro
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcPinecone Systems, IncThe Linux Foundation infosince Feb 2023
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320192020
Current release3.6, May 20183.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageqC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesString, Number, Booleanyes
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'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)noyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
MySQL protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
PythonJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by range and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsRole based access control and fine grained access rights
More information provided by the system vendor
KdbPineconeStarRocks
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
KdbPineconeStarRocks
DB-Engines blog posts

Vector databases
2 June 2023, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Turbocharging the Engine: KX Unleashes AI-First Transformation with kdb+
28 February 2024, Business Wire

McLaren Applied and KX partner to enhance ATLAS software analytics capabilities
9 August 2023, Professional Motorsport World

Introducing Amazon FinSpace with Managed kdb Insights, a fully managed analytics engine, commonly used by capital ...
18 May 2023, AWS Blog

KX ANNOUNCES KDB INSIGHTS AS FULLY MANAGED SERVICE ON AMAZON FINSPACE
18 May 2023, PR Newswire

KX Brings the Power and Performance of kdb+ to Python Developers with PyKX
7 June 2023, Datanami

provided by Google News

PostgreSQL is Now Faster than Pinecone, 75% Cheaper, with New Open Source Extensions
11 June 2024, PR Newswire

Pinecone launches its serverless vector database out of preview
14 June 2024, Yahoo Movies UK

Pinecone’s new serverless database may see few takers, analysts say
17 January 2024, InfoWorld

Pinecone launches its serverless vector database out of preview
21 May 2024, TechCrunch

A New Era AI Databases: PostgreSQL with pgvectorscale Outperforms Pinecone and Cuts Costs by 75% with New Open-Source Extensions
12 June 2024, MarkTechPost

provided by Google News

CelerData: How This Company Reduces Data Migration And Direct Analysis Costs In Data Lakes
21 December 2023, Pulse 2.0

StarRocks analytical DB heads to Linux Foundation
14 February 2023, VentureBeat

StarRocks Brings Speedy OLAP Database to the Cloud
14 July 2022, Datanami

StarRocks launches managed DBaaS for real-time analytics
14 July 2022, InfoWorld

StarRocks Launches Beta of Cloud Service for Its Analytics Engine
15 July 2022, The New Stack

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Present your product here