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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. IBM Db2 vs. TDengine

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.35
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score160.32
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2github.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperIBMTaos Data
Initial release20011983 infohost version2019
Current release2.6.1, October 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyesno
Triggersyesyesyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2TDengine
Specific characteristicsOne of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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