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System Properties Comparison Databricks vs. QuestDB vs. RDF4J

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NameDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score60.74
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Document stores
#13  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#147  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#194  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedatabricks.comquestdb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationdatabricks.com/­documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDatabricksQuestDB LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201320142004
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLwith Databricks SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesPython
R
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
DatabricksQuestDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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