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System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Realm vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrealm.iowww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverrealm.io/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Mail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release20141989201420082017
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20192.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, 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.noyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Open binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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 proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryLua, 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 Alertingyesyes infoChange Listenersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnoneHash 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 Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionnoneMulti-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 methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, 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.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsMicrosoft SQL ServerRealmTarantoolTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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