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

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-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 DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#324  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalTimescale
Initial release2014201320032017
Current release2.0.8, August 20211.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnonumerics, 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 indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.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 proceduresnononouser 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 Alertingnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsInfluxDBMemcachedTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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