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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. STSdb

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitequestdb.iorocksdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201420132011
Current release7.3.1, June 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
C++ API
Java API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C++
Java
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesyesno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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QuestDBRocksDBSTSdb
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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