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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Drizzle vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Drizzle vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#270  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#167  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#214  Overall
#32  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.dolphindb.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaDolphinDB, IncDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGigaspaces TechnologiesTimescale
Initial release2018200820002017
Current release7.2.4, September 201215.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyesnumerics, 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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
JDBCGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAdministrators, Users, GroupsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBDolphinDBDrizzleGigaSpaces InsightEdgeTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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