DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. CockroachDB vs. QuestDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. CockroachDB vs. QuestDB vs. STSdb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score7.85
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comquestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docswww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncCockroach LabsQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SC
Initial release2015201520142011
Current release3.1.0, July 202021.1.2, June 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
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.
CockroachDB: A cloud-native, distributed SQL database designed for speed, scale, and survival. Get started for free today with a fully-managed CockroachDB cluster -- leave operations behind and get your app to market faster.
Implementation languageJavaGoJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFThorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTConfigurable consistency for N replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache KylinCockroachDBQuestDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
» more
Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
» more
Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
» more
Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
» more
Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
» more
Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
» more
Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
» more
Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
» more
Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
» more
Apache 2.0.
» more
News

QuestDB 6.3 Release Highlights
9 May 2022

Time Series Data Analytics with QuestDB and Cube
26 April 2022

Demo of live crypto data streamed with QuestDB and Grafana
12 April 2022

Calling on our community members to help us support Ukraine
7 March 2022

QuestDB 6.2 January release, SQL JIT compiler
27 January 2022

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 KylinCockroachDBQuestDBSTSdb
Recent citations in the news

Overhauling Apache Kylin for the cloud
18 November 2021, InfoWorld

Kyligence Recognized on CRN's Big Data 100 List for 2022
9 May 2022, GlobeNewswire

Kyligence's Intelligent Data Cloud Platform Now Available on Google Cloud
15 February 2022, GlobeNewswire

Distributed OLAPer Kyligence accelerates core engine, adds real-time data support – Blocks and Files
10 August 2021, Blocks and Files

Kyligence CEO Identifies Big Data, Cloud, AI and Data Analytics Predictions for 2022
16 December 2021, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

O'Reilly Launches New Book: CockroachDB the Definitive Guide
10 May 2022, PR Newswire

How to deploy a CockroachDB cluster in secure mode
27 April 2022, TechRepublic

Leading Distributed Database Company, Cockroach Labs Expands into EMEA
27 April 2022, PR Newswire

CockroachDB: The Definitive Guide
15 May 2022, Database Trends and Applications

Cockroach Labs Named on Inc. Magazine's Annual List of Best Workplaces for 2022
11 May 2022, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

QuestDB snares $12M Series A with hosted version coming soon
3 November 2021, TechCrunch

Read the Pitch Deck Database Startup QuestDB Used to Raise $12 Million
11 November 2021, Business Insider

QuestDB nabs $2.3M seed to build open source time series database
2 July 2020, TechCrunch

Build a Real-time Stock Price Dashboard With Python, QuestDB and Plotly
6 November 2021, hackernoon.com

Q&A: Nicolas Hourcard, QuestDB: The advantages of a time-series database
3 December 2020, Developer News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Professional Services Engineer
Kyligence, United States

Senior Product Manager
Kyligence, United States

Marketing Specialist
Kyligence, United States

Key Account Sales Manager
Kyligence, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Software Engineer
Kyligence, United States

Full Stack Engineer
Intone Networks, Remote

Director, Architecture
Fidelity Investments, Smithfield, RI

Java Software Engineer
Fortinet, Sunnyvale, CA

Software Engineering
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Jersey City, NJ

Information Architect Lead
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Plano, TX

Product Manager
NXLog, Remote

Developer Relations Engineer
QuestDB, United States

Senior Backend Engineer (Python)
QuestDB, United States

Core Database Engineer
QuestDB, United States

Cloud Engineer
QuestDB, United States

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

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.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

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