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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. PostGIS vs. Solr vs. TimescaleDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.esgyn.cnpostgis.netlucene.apache.org/­solrwww.timescale.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperEsgynApache Software FoundationTimescale
Initial release20152005200620172009
Current release3.2.1, February 20229.0.0, May 20222.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaCJavaCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingnumerics, 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.noyesyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsJava pluginsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infobased on PostgreSQLyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infonone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQLyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
EsgynDBPostGISSolrTimescaleDBTinkerGraph
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 scenariosTime-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsWith over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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