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NameQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitequasardb.netquestdb.io
Technical documentationdoc.quasardb.netquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperquasardbQuestDB Limited
Initial release20092014
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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QuasardbQuestDB
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Apache 2.0.
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