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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. RavenDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.73
Rank#122  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteravendb.netwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperHypertable Inc.Hibernating RhinosTimescale
Initial release200920102017
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20164.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.yes
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-master replicationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HypertableRavenDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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