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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. QuestDB vs. SingleStore

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbquestdb.iowww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSpotifyPerconaQuestDB LimitedSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014201520142013
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 20177.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writesACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HeroicPercona Server for MongoDBQuestDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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