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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. QuestDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score8.79
Rank#47  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.40
Rank#247  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisequestdb.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperDataStaxQuestDB LimitedTempoIQ
Initial release201120142012
Current release6.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID for single-table writesno
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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectsimple authentication-based access control
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Apache 2.0.
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