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

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.An 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 PostgreSQLIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.02
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#138  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#122  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgswaydb.iowww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatSimer PlahaMail.ru GroupTimescaleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20142018200820171998
Current release2.4.2, July 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleannumerics, 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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTOpen binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
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 shellPL/SQL
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of operationsACID, read commitedACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistencenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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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 scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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