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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.48
Rank#115  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitequestdb.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperQuestDB Technology IncAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20142008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL with time-series extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with eventual consistencynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno
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QuestDBSpatiaLite
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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