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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. QuestDB vs. SingleStore

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA 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 type
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
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Score1.39
Rank#155  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#104  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score4.12
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasequestdb.iowww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9questdb.io/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)QuestDB Technology IncSingleStore Inc.
Initial release199120142013
Current release5.78.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC++, Go
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL with time-series extensionsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with eventual consistencySource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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jBASEQuestDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
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 advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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IEX 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 modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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