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System Properties Comparison Kingbase vs. RocksDB vs. SwayDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#259  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.kingbase.com.cnrocksdb.orgswaydb.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.timescale.com
DeveloperBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Facebook, Inc.Simer PlahaTimescale
Initial release1999201320182017
Current releaseV8.0, August 20216.26.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and JavaC++ScalaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnononumerics, 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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLStandard with numerous extensionsnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnonenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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KingbaseRocksDBSwayDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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