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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. SingleStore vs. Splice Machine

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iowww.singlestore.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.singlestore.comdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSingleStore Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release201420132014
Current release7.6, November 20213.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoJava
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infohash partitioningShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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QuestDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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