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DBMS > GBase vs. H2 vs. MonetDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. H2 vs. MonetDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.21
Rank#161  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.h2database.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperThomas MuellerMonetDB BVTimescale
Initial release200520042017
Current releaseGBase 8a2.1.210, January 2022Jul2021-SP2, July 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, 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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes, in SQL, C, Ruser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GBaseH2MonetDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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TransferWise, 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 modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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