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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. SiriDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen Source Time Series DBMSSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.69
Rank#121  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitequestdb.iosiridb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docsdocs.siridb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperQuestDB Technology IncCesbitAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201420172008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datayes
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 with time-series extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with eventual consistencyyesnone
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
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 controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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