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System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. TimescaleDB

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.98
Rank#113  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#244  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netwww.sequoiadb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.timescale.com
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSequoiadb Ltd.Timescale
Initial release201120132017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open 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 languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexnumerics, 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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptuser 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 HBaseShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoDocument is locked during a transactionACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenTSDBSequoiadbTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsSequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesSequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosAs a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersChina Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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