DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the hard real time dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache Drill vs. IRONdb vs. OpenTSDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. IRONdb vs. OpenTSDB vs. Transbase

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseopentsdb.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.currently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2012201720111987
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V0.10.20, January 2018Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenonono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Apache DrillIRONdbOpenTSDBTransbase
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Apache Drill improves big data SQL query engine
31 August 2021, TechTarget

Apache Drill Adds New Data Formats
28 March 2022, iProgrammer

Amazon's PartiQL query language eyes all data sources
6 August 2019, TechTarget

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges
19 May 2015, Datanami

What is Apache Hadoop? Understanding Hadoop Ecosystem & Architecture | ITBE
9 September 2021, IT Business Edge

provided by Google News

Circonus Simplifies Monitoring & Observability for Large Enterprises
11 May 2022, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Victoriametrics' Opensource Monitoring Reigns Supreme As User Base Tops 50 Million
10 May 2022, ResponseSource

Metrics Collection and Monitoring at Robinhood Engineering
23 May 2017, InfoQ.com

RedisTimeSeries Module Adds Time Series Database Features to Redis
20 July 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Software Engineer- Query Engines
Workday, Pleasanton, CA

Principal Software Engineer - Query Engines
Workday, United States

Sr Data Engineer – Marketing Data Analytics
Lowe's, Charlotte, NC

Sr Data Engineer – Pro Data Analytics
Lowe's, Charlotte, NC

Software Engineer (Back-end Development)
Concourse Labs, Austin, TX

Site Reliability Engineer
Major League Baseball, New York, NY

Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Major League Baseball, New York, NY

Hadoop Developer
WorkCog, Cartersville, GA

Database Engineer
EverWatch, Annapolis Junction, MD

Software Engineer
Intelliforce IT Solutions Group, Ellicott City, MD

Database Engineer
Aces Incorporated, Annapolis Junction, MD

Software Engineer
Synergist Computing, LLC, Annapolis Junction, MD

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here