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System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. Quasardb vs. TimescaleDB

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational 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
Score0.10
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netwww.quasardb.netwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldoc.quasardb.netdocs.timescale.com
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsquasardbTimescale
Initial release201120092017
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes infointeger and binarynumerics, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoconsistent hashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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OpenTSDBQuasardbTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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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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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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