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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. QuestDB vs. Spark SQL vs. STSdb

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitegeospock.comquestdb.iospark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperGeoSpockQuestDB LimitedApache Software FoundationSTS Soft SC
Initial release201420142011
Current release2.0, September 20193.2.0, October 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJavaScalaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexestemporal, categoricalnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)yes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnonenone
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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablenono
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GeoSpockQuestDBSpark SQLSTSdb
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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