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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Kinetica vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.06
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.kinetica.comwww.timescale.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.timescale.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperEnterpriseDBKineticaTimescale8Kdata
Initial release2005201220172016
Current release14, December 20217.1, August 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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EDB PostgresKineticaTimescaleDBToroDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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