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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. RavenDB vs. Riak KV

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitequestdb.ioravendb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedHibernating RhinosBasho Technologies
Initial release201420102009
Current release5.3, November 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)ShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
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.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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