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NameKdb  Xexclude from comparisonTigris  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA horizontally scalable, ACID transactional, document database available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score7.71
Rank#49  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#363  Overall
#49  Document stores
#54  Key-value stores
#22  Search engines
#38  Time Series DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.tigrisdata.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comwww.tigrisdata.com/­docs
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcTigris Data, Inc.
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032022
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
gRPC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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 replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
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 datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using FoundationDB
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 roles
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KdbTigris
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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