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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Kinetica vs. OpenTSDB vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.18
Rank#262  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.57
Rank#198  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#112  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.kinetica.comopentsdb.netprometheus.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.kinetica.com/­docsopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsKineticacurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTimescale
Initial release20122012201120152017
Current release6.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++JavaGoC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsNumeric 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.nonono infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Telnet API
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.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 proceduresnouser defined functionsnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on HBaseShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infobased on HBasenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyesyes
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBKineticaOpenTSDBPrometheusTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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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 scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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