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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score5.10
Rank#68  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201420092006
Current release2.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-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 indexesnorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesno
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 filesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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QuestDBRiak KVSadas Engine
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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