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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. GreptimeDB vs. QuestDB

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonGreptimeDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemAn open source Time Series DBMS built for increased scalability, high performance and efficiencyA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.31
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#352  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#104  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comgreptime.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationdeveloper.4d.comdocs.greptime.comquestdb.io/­docs
Developer4D, IncGreptime Inc.QuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release198420222014
Current releasev20, April 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageRustJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Android
Docker
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
gRPC
HTTP API
JDBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPythonno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writes
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.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsSimple rights management via user accounts
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionGreptimeDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsGreptimeDB is a SQL & Python-enabled timeseries database system built from scratch...
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Relational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantages- Inherits advantages of Rust, such as excellent performance, memory safe, resource...
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High ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFor IoT industries, GreptimeDB can seamless integrate with message queues and other...
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Financial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersGreptime's clients span multiple sectors including IoT, connected vehicles, and energy...
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Banks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Market metricsGreptimeDB has garnered global recognition by topping GitHub trends following its...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGreptimeDB: open source, distributed, cloud-native TSDB; supports Hybrid Time-series...
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Open source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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