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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. TempoIQ vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. TempoIQ vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.02
Rank#84  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#320  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousetempoiq.com (offline)www.timescale.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.timescale.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperExasolIBMTempoIQTimescale8Kdata
Initial release20002014201220172016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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/export of XML data possiblenoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL, SQL PLnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes infoRealtime Alertsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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EXASOLIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDBTimescaleDBToroDB
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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