DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Altibase vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Altibase vs. TimescaleDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#235  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#143  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#104  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbaltibase.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseTimescale
Initial release19992017
Current release7.1, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open 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 languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnumerics, 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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL-92yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnostored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBAltibaseTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
» more
Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
» more
Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
» more
TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
» more
Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
» more
DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
» more
Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
» more
TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
» more
Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
» more
With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
» more
TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

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

More resources
Alibaba Cloud TSDBAltibaseTimescaleDB
Recent citations in the news

Cloud DBaaS is the future of database management for the Enterprise
7 February 2020, Times of India

provided by Google News

In-Memory Database Market 2026 (COVID 19 Impact analysis) On Various Vendors: Altibase Corp., Exasol, Aerospike Company
16 October 2020, PRnews Leader

In-memory OLAP Database Market Is Set for a Potential Growth Worldwide : Excellent Technology Trends with Business Analysis- Altibase IBM Microsoft
19 October 2020, PRnews Leader

In-Memory Database Market 2020 By Segmentation, Developments Analysis with Company Profiles – Amazon Web Services, Altibase Corporation, McObject LLC, Microsoft Corporation, VoltDB, SAP SE, ENEA, IBM Corporation, Kognitio Ltd., Teradata Corporation, Tableau software, DataStax, Oracle Corporation
19 October 2020, PRnews Leader

In-memory OLAP Database Market to Eyewitness Massive Growth by 2028: Altibase, IBM, Microsoft
18 October 2020, The Think Curiouser

Global In-Memory Database Market 2026 Revenue and Industry Competition: Microsoft Corporation, IBM Corporation, Oracle Corporation, SAP SE, Teradata Corporation etc.
20 October 2020, PRnews Leader

provided by Google News

Time series databases are hot, but will this spin on open source be cool?
5 October 2020, TechRepublic

Amazon Timestream database is now generally available
1 October 2020, ZDNet

Database Heterogeneity Helps Address IoT Analytics Challenges
22 September 2020, IoT World Today

How Geospatial Data Drives Insight for Bloomberg Users
5 October 2020, Datanami

Timescale Database Now Available in 76 Cloud Regions
12 August 2020, Datanami

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer
Axiom Data Science, Remote

Software Engineer III
UNAVCO, Inc., Boulder, CO

Software Engineer - Services Platform, TD Securities
TD Bank, New York, NY

Senior DevOps DBA
OpenVPN Inc., Remote

Hydrological Software Engineer
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

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

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here