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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.15
Rank#300  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.dolphindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.dolphindb.com/­helpspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAlibabaDolphinDB, IncSpotifySingleStore Inc.Teradata
Initial release2018201420132005
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20227.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageC++JavaC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyesR packages
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAdministrators, Users, GroupsFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBDolphinDBHeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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