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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score1.95
Rank#147  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.34
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitequestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4terminusdb.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201420112018
Current release4.0.8, September 201510.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 controlnoRole-based access control
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QuestDBSTSdbTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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