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System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. HyperSQL vs. Memcached vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#324  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score4.92
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orghsqldb.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidehsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalTimescale
Initial release2014200120032017
Current release2.6.0, March 20211.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonumerics, 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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranonenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBMemcachedTimescaleDB
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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