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System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. Prometheus vs. Quasardb

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.98
Rank#113  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score3.94
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netprometheus.iowww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdoc.quasardb.net
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsquasardb
Initial release201120152009
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsNumeric data onlyyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesnonoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBaseShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBasenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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OpenTSDBPrometheusQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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