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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. SwayDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. SwayDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  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 storageA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#324  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Score3.72
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#227  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgswaydb.iowww.timescale.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.timescale.comdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatSimer PlahaTimescaleVictoriaMetrics
Initial release2014201820172018
Current releasev1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScalaCGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonumerics, 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSynchronous 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsSwayDBTimescaleDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Grammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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VictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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