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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. DolphinDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. TypeDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 languageA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.33
Rank#263  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#169  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#193  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.dolphindb.comwww.timescale.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.timescale.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAlibabaDolphinDB, IncTimescaleGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release201820172016
Current release2.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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 typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAdministrators, Users, Groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBDolphinDBTimescaleDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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TypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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