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NamePercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.53
Rank#196  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.40
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperPerconaTimescale
Initial release20152017
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONnative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Percona Server for MongoDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesEncrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosUnstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersSB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsOver 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner for "New...
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1 million+ downloads, 6,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); information on pricing for support and enterprise...
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