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System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.13
Rank#112  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score3.57
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score3.64
Rank#78  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#122  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlprometheus.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsOracleTimescale
Initial release2011201120152017
Current release18.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsoptionalNumeric data onlynumerics, 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.nonono infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBaseShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseElectable Master-Slave per shardyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)noACID
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.noyes infooff heap cachenono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenTSDBOracle NoSQLPrometheusTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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1 million+ downloads, 6,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); information on pricing for support and enterprise...
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