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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. etcd vs. FileMaker vs. QuestDB vs. Riak TS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA distributed reliable key-value storeFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score10.31
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.ioetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.claris.com/­filemakerquestdb.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
www.claris.com/­resources/­documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperCrateFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleQuestDB LimitedBasho Technologies
Initial release2013198320142015
Current release3.4, August 201919.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesno
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
PHPC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes, watching key changesyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Configurable consistency for N replicasselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynonoACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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