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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. Tarantool

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score1.95
Rank#147  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitequestdb.iowww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedVK
Initial release20142008
Current release2.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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-like query languageFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Hash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles
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QuestDBTarantool
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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News

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26 January 2023

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24 January 2023

QuestDB 6.7 Release
23 January 2023

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19 January 2023

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17 January 2023

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Data processing speed and reliability: in-memory synchronous replication
9 November 2021,  Vladimir Perepelytsya, Tarantool (sponsor) 

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