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

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#261  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgopentsdb.netprometheus.iowww.timescale.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-documentation.html
DeveloperSoftmotionscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTimescaleTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20122011201520171987
Current releaseTransbase 8.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaGoCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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 onlynumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesnononoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP API
Telnet API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
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 shellyes
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBaseShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves infoMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 datanononoACIDyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBOpenTSDBPrometheusTimescaleDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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In following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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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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You will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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