DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Graphite vs. Quasardb vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Quasardb vs. TimescaleDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webquasardb.netwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iodoc.quasar.ai/­masterdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperChris DavisquasardbTimescale
Initial release200620092017
Current release3.13.3, April 20222.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languagePythonC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes infointeger and binarynumerics, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.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 nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphiteQuasardbTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
» more
Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
» more
Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
» more
TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
» more
Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
» more
Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
» more
Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
» more
TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
» more
Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
» more
With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
» more
TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GraphiteQuasardbTimescaleDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

How Graphite turned an internal side project into a $20M Series A
3 May 2022, TechCrunch

How time series platforms unlock the potential of IoT: Join theCUBE for May 17 event
10 May 2022, SiliconANGLE News

Logitech MX Mechanical review: A masterful keyboard in all switches and sizes
24 May 2022, ZDNet

Paleoclimate-induced stress on polar forested ecosystems prior to the Permian–Triassic mass extinction | Scientific Reports
24 May 2022, Nature.com

Graphite putter shafts are trending on PGA Tour and the LPGA
10 May 2022, Golfweek

provided by Google News

Time Series Databases Software Market Grows Significantly by 2022 -2028 | InfluxDB, Axibase Time Series Database, Trendalyze, Prometheus, Warp 10, etc – The Daily Vale
24 May 2022, The Daily Vale

Wire Rope Sheaves Market 2022 | Pointing to Capture Largest Growth – 2026 – The Daily Vale
25 May 2022, The Daily Vale

Skin Care Devices Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2029 | Clarisonic, Baby Quasar, Conair – The Daily Vale
22 May 2022, The Daily Vale

Home Facial Beauty Device Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2026 | Philips, Panasonic, FOREO – Carbon Valley Farmer and Miner
25 May 2022, Carbon Valley Farmer and Miner

Time Series Databases Software Market to Witness Major Growth by 2027 | QuasarDB, QuestDB, Riak – The Daily Vale
25 May 2022, The Daily Vale

provided by Google News

Timescale Announces OpenTelemetry Tracing Support for Promscale
16 May 2022, Business Wire

Timescale Valuation Rockets to Over $1B with $110M Round, Marking the Explosive Rise of Time-Series Data
22 February 2022, Business Wire

Timescale launches the new Timescale Cloud, a hosted relational database for time-series
5 October 2021, Business Wire

Understanding Hyperfunctions in TimescaleDB
11 August 2021, CDOTrends

Timescale grabs $40M Series B as it goes all in on cloud version of time series database
5 May 2021, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Forge Operator/press
Aichi Forge USA, Georgetown, KY

Layup Operator
TIGHITCO, Berlin, CT

PA Operations Manager
Morgan Advanced Materials, Coudersport, PA

Press Operator
Aichi Forge Usa Inc, Georgetown, KY

Quality Management Systems Coordinator
Morgan Advanced Materials, Saint Marys, PA

Database Administrator - Team Lead
Akuna Capital, Chicago, IL

Software Engineer, Lily
Protocol Labs, Remote

Sr. Data Engineer
Protocol Labs, Remote

Staff / Principal Engineer - Special Projects Group (SPG)
Harness.io, Mountain View, CA

Data Engineer
Tetra Tech, Anchorage, AK

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here