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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. RocksDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB vs. Trafodion

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQLTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.59
Rank#117  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score4.76
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#344  Overall
#49  Document stores
Score0.70
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comrocksdb.orgwww.timescale.comwww.torodb.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.timescale.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperEnterpriseDBFacebook, Inc.Timescale8KdataApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20052013201720162014
Current release14, December 20217.3.1, June 20222.6.0, February 20222.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++CJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_idyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replicationyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EDB PostgresRocksDBTimescaleDBToroDBTrafodion
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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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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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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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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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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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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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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