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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Hypertable vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Hypertable vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb vs. Riak TS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 LuceneAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Wide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.ioprometheus.ioquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsprometheus.io/­docsdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperCrateHypertable Inc.quasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release20132009201520092015
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20163.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++GoC++Erlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data onlyyes infointeger and binaryno
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnonoSQL-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
C++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIHTTP 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
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 functionsnononoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonononoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor on file system levelyes infoby FederationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono 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 strategynonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnonoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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