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DBMS > DuckDB vs. HyperSQL vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. HyperSQL vs. KairosDB

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score1.57
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score5.36
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#217  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orghsqldb.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlkairosdb.github.io
Initial release201820012013
Current release0.2, August 20202.7.0, July 20221.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-lessAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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