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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#223  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitequestdb.iovictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedVictoriaMetrics
Initial release20142018
Current releasev1.72, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesno
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 filesno
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QuestDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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VictoriaMetrics comes in three versions: an open source version, an Enterprise version...
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