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DBMS > Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

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NameRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.21
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#340  Overall
#47  Document stores
Websiteriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.timescale.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.timescale.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesTimescale8Kdata
Initial release201520172016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between datasets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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