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System Properties Comparison Oracle NoSQL vs. SingleStore vs. TimescaleDB vs. Transbase

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NameOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score4.42
Rank#89  Overall
#17  Document stores
#15  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score7.81
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score5.32
Rank#79  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#314  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.singlestore.comwww.timescale.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.comdocs.timescale.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperOracleSingleStore Inc.TimescaleTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2011201320171987
Current release22.2, August 20227.6, November 20212.6.0, February 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cacheyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Oracle NoSQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTimescaleDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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