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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. ObjectBox vs. QuestDB

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.49
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgobjectbox.ioquestdb.io
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.objectbox.ioquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedQuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release200120172014
Current release2.7.2, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and serverSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID for single-table writes
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.yesnoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBObjectBoxQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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