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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Hive vs. QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP HANA

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  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 dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score50.20
Rank#23  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhive.apache.orgquestdb.iorocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homequestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.SAP
Initial release2012201420132010
Current release3.1.3, April 20227.3.1, June 20222.0 SPS06 (March 4, 2022), March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonoSQLScript, R
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writesyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 rolesnoyes
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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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