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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Hive vs. MariaDB vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database servicedata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhive.apache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
questdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homemariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
QuestDB Limited
Initial release20122009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19952014
Current release3.1.2, August 201910.8.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Configurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBHiveMariaDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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