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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Prometheus vs. QuestDB

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#67  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.ioprometheus.ioquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.ioprometheus.io/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedQuestDB Limited
Initial release201720152014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++GoJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and serveryes infoby FederationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writes
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.nonoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno
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ObjectBoxPrometheusQuestDB
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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