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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime 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
Score0.83
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbharperdb.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaHarperDBTimescale
Initial release20172017
Current release3.0, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageNode.jsC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infoJSON data typesnumerics, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser 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 nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusteryes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBHarperDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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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 modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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