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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. Kdb+ vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. Kdb+ vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMSA 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 DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.01
Rank#349  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score8.32
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgkx.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidecode.kx.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcTimescale
Initial release20142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032017
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaqC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser 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 Alertingyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsKdb+TimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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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 modelsupon request
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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