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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Hazelcast vs. QuestDB vs. Vertica

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceA widely adopted in-memory data gridA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.11
Rank#362  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score9.07
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.74
Rank#147  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score18.51
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhazelcast.comquestdb.iowww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaHazelcastQuestDB LimitedMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release200820142005
Current release5.2.1, November 202211.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyes infoEventsnoyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)horizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapConfigurable consistency for N replicasMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID for single-table writesACID
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.noyesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBHazelcastQuestDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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