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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRisingWave  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA distributed RDBMS for stream processing, wire-compatible with PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.69
Rank#115  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#252  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iowww.risingwave.com/­database
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docsdocs.risingwave.com/­docs/­current/­intro
DeveloperQuestDB Technology IncRisingWave Labs
Initial release20142022
Current release1.2, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustRust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Docker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesStandard SQL-types and JSON
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL with time-series extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoUDFs in Python or Java
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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 filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and Roles
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QuestDBRisingWave
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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