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DBMS > Faircom DB vs. OpenTSDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. OpenTSDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score3.96
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbopentsdb.netgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFairCom Corporationcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTerarkTimescale
Initial release1979201120162017
Current releaseV12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnonumerics, 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP API
Telnet API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infobased on HBasenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEOpenTSDBTerarkDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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