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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. CrateDB vs. QuestDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitebigobject.iocrate.ioquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iocrate.io/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.CrateQuestDB Limited
Initial release201520132014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesnoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accounts
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BigObjectCrateDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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