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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. TiDB

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#262  Overall
#40  Document stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iowww.sequoiadb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSequoiadb Ltd.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201420132016
Current release5.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Shardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesDocument is locked during a transactionACID
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 controlsimple password-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
QuestDBSequoiadbTiDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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