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DBMS > QuestDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.26
Rank#279  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201420201987
Current release0.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
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
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesyes
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 filesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
QuestDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
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

QuestDB 6.0.4 July release, Prometheus metrics support
16 July 2021

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16 June 2021

How we achieved write speeds of 1.4 million rows per second
10 May 2021

QuestDB version 6.0 alpha
20 April 2021

QuestDB release January 2021
5 February 2021

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3 December 2020, Developer Tech

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