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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. TDengine

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.70
Rank#105  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#106  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitequestdb.iogithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docsdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperQuestDB Technology IncTDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release20142019
Current release3.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL with time-series extensionsStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with eventual consistencyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writes
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 files
User concepts infoAccess controlyes
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QuestDBTDengine
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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TDengine™ is a next generation data historian purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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High Performance at any Scale: TDengine is purpose-built for handling massive industrial...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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TDengine is designed for Industrial IoT scenarios, including: Manufacturing Connected...
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 22,500 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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TDengine OSS is an open source, cloud native time series database. It includes built-in...
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