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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 dataPopular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.11
Rank#362  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score77.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#147  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score182.57
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhive.apache.orgquestdb.ioredis.com
redis.io
rocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homequestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
github.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeDiscord
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookQuestDB LimitedRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release2012201420092013
Current release3.1.3, April 20227.0.5, September 20227.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis EnterpriseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)no
Triggersnononopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicasMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writesAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
no
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBHiveQuestDBRedisRocksDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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