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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. QuestDB vs. Teradata

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  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 hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score68.39
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgquestdb.iowww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.teradata.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHQuestDB LimitedTeradata
Initial release200720141984
Current release9.7.2, May 2022Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneConfigurable consistency for N replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID for single-table writesACID
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 filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BaseXQuestDBTeradata
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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News

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7 March 2022

QuestDB 6.2 January release, SQL JIT compiler
27 January 2022

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