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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. Vertica

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#264  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score3.41
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score20.16
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.timescale.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.timescale.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAlibabaTimescaleVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20172005
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
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 shellyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 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 levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBTimescaleDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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