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DBMS > QuestDB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#233  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.ioravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2014201020201987
Current release5.1, November 20200.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
QuestDBRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
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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