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System Properties Comparison Pinecone vs. QuestDB vs. SiriDB

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NamePinecone  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA managed, cloud-native vector databaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelVector DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#105  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#378  Overall
#42  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.pinecone.ioquestdb.iosiridb.com
Technical documentationdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewquestdb.io/­docsdocs.siridb.com
DeveloperPinecone Systems, IncQuestDB Technology IncCesbit
Initial release201920142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateString, Number, Booleanyesyes infoNumeric data
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL with time-series extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesPythonC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with eventual consistencyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesno
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.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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PineconeQuestDBSiriDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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