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

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackA 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 methodTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgquestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4vaticle.com
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SCVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2015201420112016
Current release3.1.0, July 20204.0.8, September 20152.8.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesnoACID
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.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Apache KylinQuestDBSTSdbTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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