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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Nebula Graph vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Nebula Graph vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaVesoft Inc.Timescale
Initial release20192017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBNebula GraphTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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News

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1 July 2021

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