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DBMS > Hive vs. OpenTSDB vs. Quasardb vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. OpenTSDB vs. Quasardb vs. QuestDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgopentsdb.netquasardb.netquestdb.io
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­masterquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebookcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsquasardbQuestDB Limited
Initial release2012201120092014
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoLGPLcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
Telnet API
HTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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HiveOpenTSDBQuasardbQuestDB
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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