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System Properties Comparison GreptimeDB vs. OpenSearch vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGreptimeDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source Time Series DBMS built for increased scalability, high performance and efficiencyA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#355  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score14.84
Rank#40  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score5.62
Rank#73  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitegreptime.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.greptime.comopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperGreptime Inc.Amazon Web ServicesTimescale
Initial release202220212017
Current release2.5.0, January 20232.13.0, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageRustJavaC
Server operating systemsDocker
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFixed schemaschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPythonyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GreptimeDBOpenSearchTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGreptimeDB is a SQL & Python-enabled timeseries database system built from scratch...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantages- Inherits advantages of Rust, such as excellent performance, memory safe, resource...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosFor IoT industries, GreptimeDB can seamless integrate with message queues and other...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Key customersGreptime's clients span multiple sectors including IoT, connected vehicles, and energy...
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Market metricsGreptimeDB has garnered global recognition by topping GitHub trends following its...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGreptimeDB: open source, distributed, cloud-native TSDB; supports Hybrid Time-series...
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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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