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DBMS > BaseX vs. QuestDB vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. QuestDB vs. Rockset

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#104  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#197  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitebasex.orgquestdb.iorockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgquestdb.io/­docsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHQuestDB Technology IncRockset
Initial release200720142019
Current release11.1, July 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesdynamic typing
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.nono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL with time-series extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Automatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with eventual consistencyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID for single-table writesno
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.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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BaseXQuestDBRockset
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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