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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. EJDB vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. EJDB vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB

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DescriptionIn-memory caching systemEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#255  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitecachelot.ioejdb.orgprometheus.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsTimescale
Initial release2015201220152017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CGoC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-lessLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric data onlynumerics, 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.nono infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Cachelot.ioEJDBPrometheusTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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