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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Machbase vs. TimescaleDB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.01
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#303  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.machbase.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdoc.machbase.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMachbaseTimescale
Initial release201520132017
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, 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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
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 nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factorMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IgniteMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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