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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 dataA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational 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
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbhive.apache.orgquestdb.iovelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homequestdb.io/­docs/­introductionvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookQuestDB LimitedVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201220142011
Current release3.1.2, August 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
TriggersnononoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
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 MapReducenono
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 datanonoACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and rolesBased on Windows Authentication
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBHiveQuestDBVelocityDB
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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