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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. TerminusDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. TerminusDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbterminusdb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#docs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaDataChemist Ltd.Timescale
Initial release20182017
Current release4.0, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageProlog, RustC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesGraph Partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesJournaling StreamsSource-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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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 infoin-memory journalingyes
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 levelRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistTimescaleDB
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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