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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 HadoopDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhive.apache.orgquasardb.netquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedoc.quasar.ai/­masterquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookquasardbQuestDB Limited
Initial release201220092014
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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-reducenono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducewith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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