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

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#324  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release2014200320082017
Current release1.6.9, November 20202.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen 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 languageJavaCC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleannumerics, 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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocolOpen binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresuser 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 Alertingnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 integritynonoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsMemcachedTarantoolTimescaleDB
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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