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DBMS > QuestDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb vs. TinkerGraph

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.75
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#199  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.52
Rank#257  Overall
#40  Document stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitequestdb.iordf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2014200420132009
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSONTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlno
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QuestDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSequoiadbTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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