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System Properties Comparison Brytlyt vs. Kinetica vs. Prometheus vs. QuestDB

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NameBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.29
Rank#275  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score6.62
Rank#66  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.brytlyt.comwww.kinetica.comprometheus.ioquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsprometheus.io/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperBrytlytKineticaQuestDB Limited
Initial release2016201220152014
Current release0.9, October 20167.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC, C++GoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes infoby FederationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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