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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. SQL.JS vs. WakandaDB

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataPort of SQLite to JavaScriptWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.37
Rank#247  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#185  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#307  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitequestdb.iosql.js.orgwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersWakanda SAS
Initial release201420122012
Current release2.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
JavaScript APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
JavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
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 ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
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
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QuestDBSQL.JSWakandaDB
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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