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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. TimescaleDB vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. TimescaleDB vs. XTDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.30
Rank#270  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score32.44
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#339  Overall
#48  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.hawkular.orgpostgis.netwww.timescale.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidepostgis.net/­documentationdocs.timescale.comxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaCommunity supported by Red HatTimescaleJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2014200520172019
Current release3.1.4, September 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCCClojure
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-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 typesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonoyesyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxlimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelnoyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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