DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. CrateDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. CrateDB vs. TimescaleDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.47
Rank#243  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score0.83
Rank#198  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicecrate.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmcrate.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.CrateTimescale
Initial release201620132017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesErlang
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceCrateDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
» more
CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
» more
Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
» more
Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
» more
CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
» more
TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
» more
Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
» more
CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
» more
DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
» more
Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
» more
CrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
» more
TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
» more
Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
» more
With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
» more
CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
» more
TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
» more
Related products and services
3rd partiesClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceCrateDBTimescaleDB
Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud Further Facilitates Digital Transformation Acceleration across Asia in the Year of the Pandemic
27 January 2021, PRNewswire

Alibaba Cloud takes the fight to global market
1 June 2019, The New Indian Express

Alibaba Cloud: Rising Star in the Cloud Market
21 May 2018, Datamation

Alibaba Cloud is prepared for India, says Selina Yuan of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence International
29 May 2019, YourStory.com

Alibaba Cloud targets SMEs with SaaS accelerator
3 June 2019, Channel Asia Singapore

provided by Google News

Crate.io Expands CrateDB Cloud with the Launch of CrateDB Edge
15 April 2021, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Open Sources the Entire Codebase of CrateDB – the
24 March 2021, GlobeNewswire

CrateDB 4.5 is Now Available as an Open Source Database
25 March 2021, Database Trends and Applications

CrateDB 4.5 takes distributed SQL database open source
24 March 2021, TechTarget

CrateDB takes distributed SQL DB fully open source with release of v4.5 • DEVCLASS
25 March 2021, DevClass

provided by Google News

Timescale grabs $40M Series B as it goes all in on cloud version of time series database
5 May 2021, TechCrunch

Timescale Launches Industry's First Multi-Node Relational Database for Time-Series Data, Giving Organizations Unprecedented Scale
29 October 2020, Business Wire

Timescale scales out and sets its sights on analytics
17 June 2021, ZDNet

AiThority Interview with Oleg Bartunov, CEO at Postgres Professional
5 July 2021, AiThority

TimescaleDB Delivers Another Option for Time-Series Analytics
17 October 2019, Datanami

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Junior Cloud Solutions / NetOps Engineer
Aptos, Atlanta, GA

Senior Cloud Solutions / NetOps Engineer
Aptos, Atlanta, GA

Data Pipeline Engineer III, Search Engineering
Mailchimp, California

Senior Web Application Developer - SP&R
Cisco Systems, Alpharetta, GA

Software Engineers I/II/III - Remote Work Options Available
UNAVCO, Inc., Boulder, CO

Senior Software Engineer I - Cloud Storage Platforms
Digital Ocean Jobs, Colorado

Full Stack Engineer
Fox Robotics, Austin, TX

Software Engineer
AeroFarms, Newark, NJ

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here