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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelEvent StoreTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.89
Rank#185  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score3.14
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedTimescale
Initial release20122017
Current release21.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumerics, 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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EventStoreDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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TransferWise, 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 modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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