DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CrateDB vs. Hypertable vs. SAP HANA vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Hypertable vs. SAP HANA vs. TimescaleDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  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 LuceneAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Wide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial 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
Score54.96
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCrateHypertable Inc.SAPTimescale
Initial release2013200920102017
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 20202.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnumerics, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyesyes 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
C++ API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
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
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 functionsnoSQLScript, Ruser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor on file system levelyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
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 integritynonoyesyes
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 strategynoACIDACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBHypertableSAP HANATimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
» more
Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
» more
Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
» more
TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
» more
Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
» more
Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
» more
Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
» more
TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
» more
Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
» more
With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
» more
TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CrateDBHypertableSAP HANATimescaleDB
Recent citations in the news

CrateDB 4.5 takes distributed SQL database open source
24 March 2021, TechTarget

Crate.io raises $10M to grow its database platform
15 June 2021, VentureBeat

Crate.io extends database service offering to Google Cloud
13 April 2022, VentureBeat

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 7/22/2022
22 July 2022, insideBIGDATA

Crate.io Introduces CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise and Open Source Editions
16 May 2017, Business Wire

provided by Google News

TimescaleDB goes distributed; implements ‘Chunking’ over ‘Sharding’ for scaling-out
22 August 2019, Packt Hub

provided by Google News

At 50, SAP finds itself at another crossroads
11 August 2022, TechTarget

Advertorial: Accelerated, Secure Cloud Migrations
19 July 2022, e3zine.com

DevOps: Trust Through Integration And Automation
12 August 2022, e3zine.com

SAP Test Analyst
11 August 2022, IT-Online

Former SAP SVP and Chief Customer Officer Steve Shander Joins Verusen Board of Advisors
11 August 2022, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Timescale Releases Third State of PostgreSQL Report
29 July 2022, PR Newswire

Timescale Valuation Rockets to Over $1B with $110M Round, Marking the Explosive Rise of Time-Series Data
22 February 2022, Business Wire

Timescale launches the new Timescale Cloud, a hosted relational database for time-series
5 October 2021, Business Wire

Timescale Announces OpenTelemetry Tracing Support for Promscale
16 May 2022, Business Wire

Understanding Hyperfunctions in TimescaleDB
11 August 2021, CDOTrends

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Cloud Operations Engineer
Aptos, Atlanta, GA

Package consultant - SAP BPC Embedded & HANA ABAP
Iver Solutions, LLC, Remote

S/4 HANA Data Engineers *REMOTE*
Vastika Inc, Remote

SAP BW HANA Consultant
The Silicon Partners, San Francisco, CA

SAP S/4 Hana ABAP Developer (100% REMOTE)
Kairos Technologies, Remote

SAP S4 HANA ABAP Developer (100% REMOTE)
Kairos Technologies, Remote

Back End Developer- "Remote Position"
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Durham, NC

Database Administrator - Team Lead
Akuna Capital, Chicago, IL

Data Engineer
Tetra Tech, Anchorage, AK

Senior Full-Stack Developer
element^n, New York, NY

Data Architect
EPAM Systems, Georgia

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here