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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. CrateDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. CrateDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score4.74
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitebitnine.netcrate.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.CrateOracleTimescale
Initial release2016201320112017
Current release2.1, December 201822.1, May 20222.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Support Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AgensGraphCrateDBOracle NoSQLTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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