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DBMS > GBase vs. QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. Yaacomo

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)OpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.45
Rank#161  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score1.75
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score4.50
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#158  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comquestdb.iorocksdb.orgyaacomo.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release201420132009
Current releaseGBase 8a7.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)nonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneSource-replica replication
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GBaseQuestDBRocksDBYaacomo
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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