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

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

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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 PostgreSQLNewSQL 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 store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgpostgis.netwww.sequoiadb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidepostgis.net/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatSequoiadb Ltd.Timescale
Initial release2014200520132017
Current release3.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTproprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
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 functionsJavaScriptuser 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 Alertingyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replicationSource-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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDDocument is locked during a transactionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 PostgreSQLsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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