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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score4.73
Rank#75  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.arangodb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaArangoDB Inc.Timescale
Initial release20122017
Current release3.7.9, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnumerics, 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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0yes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBArangoDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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