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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. InfinityDB vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.27
Rank#263  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#315  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score5.76
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgboilerbay.comprometheus.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsBoiler Bay Inc.Timescale
Initial release2012200220152017
Current release4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaGoC
Server operating systemsserver-lessAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysNumeric data onlynumerics, 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.nono infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoby FederationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBInfinityDBPrometheusTimescaleDB
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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