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System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. QuestDB vs. RocksDB

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.71
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#266  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachequestdb.iorocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperInterSystemsQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.
Initial release199720142013
Current release2017.2, October 20176.13.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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InterSystems CachéQuestDBRocksDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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