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System Properties Comparison Databricks vs. Galaxybase vs. TimescaleDB

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NameDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines elements of data lakes and data warehouses to provide a unified view onto structured and unstructured data. It is based on Apache Spark.Scalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score81.08
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#377  Overall
#40  Graph DBMS
Score4.46
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.databricks.comgalaxybase.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.databricks.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDatabricksChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Timescale
Initial release201320172017
Current releaseNov 20, November 20212.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and JavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Strong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, 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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLwith Databricks SQLnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesPython
R
Scala
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesuser defined procedures and functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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