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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. LokiJS vs. QuestDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.19
Rank#329  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#260  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score2.70
Rank#105  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitebigobject.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iotechfort.github.io/­LokiJSquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.QuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release201520142014
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 languageJavaScriptJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate 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 infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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BigObjectLokiJSQuestDB
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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