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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Prometheus vs. Splice Machine vs. TimescaleDB

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and HadoopA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score1.97
Rank#112  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#186  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgopentsdb.netprometheus.iowww.splicemachine.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSoftmotionscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsJohn LeachTimescale
Initial release20122011201520142017
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaGoJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsNumeric data onlyyesnumerics, 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 indexesnononoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP API
Telnet API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.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
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
JRuby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infoJavauser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBaseShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes infoby FederationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infouses HBase insteadno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBasenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBOpenTSDBPrometheusSplice MachineTimescaleDB
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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