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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. TimescaleDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. TimescaleDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
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 languageHigh 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 PostgreSQLMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#268  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#173  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score4.37
Rank#83  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.dolphindb.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.timescale.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.timescale.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaDolphinDB, IncGigaspaces TechnologiesTimescaleRocket Software
Initial release2018200020171985
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetCC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesoptional
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 languageSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes
Triggersnonoyes, event driven architectureyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACIDACID infoconfigurable
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, GroupsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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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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