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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. PostGIS vs. Prometheus

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchSpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#310  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score30.78
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score6.28
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexpostgis.netprometheus.io
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpostgis.net/­documentationprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperSpotify
Initial release201420052015
Current release3.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCGo
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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.noyesno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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