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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#298  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitequestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SC
Initial release20142011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnone
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 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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QuestDBSTSdb
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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