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

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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)One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureScalable 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 storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#262  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score426.97
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
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.mongodb.comopentsdb.netprometheus.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.mongodb.com/­manualopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsMongoDB, Inccurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTimescale
Initial release20122009201120152017
Current release4.2.2, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nonono
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Implementation languageCC++JavaGoC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnumeric 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.nono infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryproprietary protocol using JSONHTTP 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
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
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 proceduresnoJavaScriptnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding 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 methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBasenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBMongoDBOpenTSDBPrometheusTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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