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DBMS > Postgres-XL vs. VictoriaMetrics vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Postgres-XL vs. VictoriaMetrics vs. VoltDB

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NamePostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solutionDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.46
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#172  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.45
Rank#151  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.postgres-xl.orgvictoriametrics.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
docs.voltdb.com
DeveloperVictoriaMetricsVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20182010
Current release10 R1, October 2018v1.91, May 202311.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCGoJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCnoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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