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DBMS > Brytlyt vs. Prometheus vs. QuestDB vs. SpaceTime

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

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NameBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.29
Rank#275  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score6.62
Rank#66  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.brytlyt.comprometheus.ioquestdb.iowww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationprometheus.io/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperBrytlytQuestDB LimitedMireo
Initial release2016201520142020
Current release0.9, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
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 CUDAGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.no infoImport of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Fixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoby FederationConfigurable consistency for N replicasReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writesno
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.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes
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BrytlytPrometheusQuestDBSpaceTime
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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