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System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. OpenEdge vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB vs. XAP

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Application development environment with integrated database management systemOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#311  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score4.25
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#115  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.progress.com/­openedgeprometheus.iowww.timescale.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatProgress Software CorporationTimescaleGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20141984201520172000
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 201714.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoCJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlynumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonono infoImport of XML data possibleyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Shardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replicationyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves infoMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers and groupsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Hawkular MetricsOpenEdgePrometheusTimescaleDBXAP
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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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 scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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