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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres vs. Hypertable vs. TimescaleDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFujitsu Enterprise Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneEnterprise-grade PostgreSQL-based DBMS with security enhancements such as Transparent Data Encryption and Data Masking, plus high-availability and performance improvement features.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.10
Rank#321  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iofast.fujitsu.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsfast.fujitsu.com/­product-manualsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCratePostgreSQL Global Development Group, Fujitsu Australia Software TechnologyHypertable Inc.Timescale
Initial release201320092017
Current releaseFujitsu Enterprise Postgres 14, January 20220.9.8.11, March 20162.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonumerics, 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
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++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and by hashShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor on file system levelSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 strategyACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBFujitsu Enterprise PostgresHypertableTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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100% compatible with community PostgreSQL
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Built-in TDE and Data Masking security. In-Memory Columnar Index, and a high speed...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Transactional payments applications, reporting and mixed workloads.
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Over 30 years experience in database technology. Over 20 years in Postgres development...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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Core based licensing
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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