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System Properties Comparison Kdb vs. SWC-DB

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NameKdb  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.90
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#375  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitekx.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcode.kx.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcAlex Kashirin
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032020
Current release3.6, May 20180.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
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 processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
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 accounts
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KdbSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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