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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.69
Rank#121  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#310  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitequestdb.io
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docswww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­ts/­latest
DeveloperQuestDB Technology IncOpen Source, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release20142015
Current release3.0.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL with time-series extensionsyes, limited
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoErlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with eventual consistencyselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 controlno
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QuestDBRiak TS
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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