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System Properties Comparison Firebolt vs. SWC-DB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameFirebolt  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHighly scalable cloud data warehouse and analytics product infoForked from ClickhouseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.73
Rank#140  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#364  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score4.46
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.firebolt.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.firebolt.iodocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFirebolt Analytics Inc.Alex KashirinTimescale
Initial release202020202017
Current release0.5, April 20212.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methods.Net
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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