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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 HadoopA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.30
Rank#270  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score81.93
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#165  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhive.apache.orgquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homequestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookQuestDB Limited
Initial release20122014
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
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-reduceno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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