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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Prometheus vs. TDengine

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSOpen-source Time Series DBMS and monitoring systemTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.57
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score8.42
Rank#47  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.60
Rank#107  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgprometheus.iogithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsprometheus.io/­docsdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperTDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release201820152019
Current release0.10, February 20243.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++GoC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nono infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig info3rd party driver
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
DuckDBPrometheusTDengine
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is a next generation data historian purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh Performance at any Scale: TDengine is purpose-built for handling massive industrial...
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Typical application scenariosTDengine is designed for Industrial IoT scenarios, including: Manufacturing Connected...
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Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 22,500 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTDengine OSS is an open source, cloud native time series database. It includes built-in...
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