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System Properties Comparison OpenSearch vs. TimescaleDB vs. Typesense

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NameOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypesense  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA typo-tolerant, in-memory search engine optimized for instant search-as-you-type experiences and developer productivity
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.84
Rank#40  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score5.62
Rank#73  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.timescale.comtypesense.org
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.timescale.comtypesense.org/­docs
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesTimescale
Initial release202120172015
Current release2.5.0, January 20232.13.0, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free infopre-defined schema optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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 indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net infocommunity maintained
Clojure infocommunity maintained
Dart infocommunity maintained
Go infocommunity maintained
Java infocommunity maintained
JavaScript
Perl infocommunity maintained
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust infocommunity maintained
Swift infocommunity maintained
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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OpenSearchTimescaleDBTypesense
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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