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System Properties Comparison Kdb vs. Rockset

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NameKdb  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score7.70
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitekx.comrockset.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcRockset
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032019
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'all fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)Read-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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KdbRockset
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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