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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. SiteWhere vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. SiteWhere vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime 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
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgsitewhere.ioswaydb.iowww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidesitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0www.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatSiteWhereSimer PlahaMail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release20142010201820082017
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freepredefined schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, 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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnononoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP RESTOpen binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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 CassandraSharding infobased on HBasenoneHash 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 Cassandraselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneMulti-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 integritynononoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic execution of operationsACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, 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.nonoyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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