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System Properties Comparison Kingbase vs. MonetDB vs. SwayDB

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NameKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.50
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#141  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#387  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kingbase.com.cnwww.monetdb.orgswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.MonetDB BVSimer Plaha
Initial release199920042018
Current releaseV8.0, August 2021Dec2023 (11.49), December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and JavaCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLStandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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