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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. TimescaleDB

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.08
Rank#169  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#324  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.hawkular.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoftTimescale
Initial release2018201420162017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQLuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on CassandraSharding, horizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandrayesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupsnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DolphinDBHawkular MetricsMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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