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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.33
Rank#264  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaBasho TechnologiesTimescale
Initial release20152017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnonumerics, 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 indexesnorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
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 nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBRiak TSTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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