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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.28
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#104  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgquestdb.io
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperQuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release20012014
Current release2.7.2, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBQuestDB
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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