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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. QuestDB vs. Transbase

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.94
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#165  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlquestdb.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleQuestDB LimitedTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release199420141987
Current release18.1.40, May 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APInoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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