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DBMS > QuestDB vs. STSdb vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. STSdb vs. Tarantool

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 methodIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.11
Rank#165  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websitequestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.tarantool.io
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SCMail.ru Group
Initial release201420112008
Current release4.0.8, September 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
WindowsBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)string, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles
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QuestDBSTSdbTarantool
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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News

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9 November 2021

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3 November 2021

Demo geospatial and timeseries queries on 250k unique devices
4 October 2021

Join Hacktoberfest 2021 and contribute to QuestDB!
1 October 2021

High frequency finance with Julia and QuestDB
17 September 2021

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DB-Engines blog posts

Data processing speed and reliability: in-memory synchronous replication
9 November 2021,  Vladimir Perepelytsya, Tarantool (sponsor) 

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Recent citations in the news

QuestDB snares $12M Series A with hosted version coming soon
3 November 2021, TechCrunch

QuestDB has built a lightning fast time series database. Can it build a business to match?
16 February 2021, TechRepublic

18 Bay Area startups raise $1.3 billion total in flurry of VC dealmaking - Silicon Valley Business Journal
3 November 2021, Silicon Valley Business Journal

QuestDB nabs $2.3M seed to build open source time series database
2 July 2020, TechCrunch

Q&A: Nicolas Hourcard, QuestDB: The advantages of a time-series database
3 December 2020, Developer Tech

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