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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. TimescaleDB vs. XTDB

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#280  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score31.91
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
Websitegeospock.comwww.hawkular.orgpostgis.netwww.timescale.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidepostgis.net/­documentationdocs.timescale.comxtdb.com/­howto/­quickstart.html
DeveloperGeoSpockCommunity supported by Red HatTimescaleJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2014200520172019
Current release2.0, September 20193.1.4, September 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJavaCCClojure
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonoyesyesno
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)noyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxlimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablenoyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GeoSpockHawkular MetricsPostGISTimescaleDBXTDB infoformerly named Crux
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, 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 modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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