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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. PostGIS vs. RavenDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score31.91
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#95  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.46
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgpostgis.netravendb.netwww.sequoiadb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidepostgis.net/­documentationravendb.net/­docswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatHibernating RhinosSequoiadb Ltd.Timescale
Initial release20142005201020132017
Current release3.1.4, September 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexnumerics, 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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesJavaScriptuser 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 Alertingyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableDocument is locked during a transactionACID
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlesimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsPostGISRavenDBSequoiadbTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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