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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimescaleDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score3.57
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score1.73
Rank#122  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.OracleTimescale
Initial release201520112017
Current release18.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneElectable Master-Slave per shardMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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.yesyes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigObjectOracle NoSQLTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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1 million+ downloads, 6,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); information on pricing for support and enterprise...
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