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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. RocksDB vs. TypeDB

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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)TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.75
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score4.50
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score1.11
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iorocksdb.orgvaticle.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiongithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedFacebook, Inc.Vaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201420132016
Current release7.3.1, June 20222.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
C++ API
Java API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesyesACID
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 filesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
QuestDBRocksDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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