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System Properties Comparison SQLite vs. TDengine vs. TimescaleDB

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NameSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSTime Series DBMS and big data platformA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score111.41
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#106  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score4.46
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
www.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.tdengine.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippTDEngine, previously Taos DataTimescale
Initial release200020192017
Current release3.46.0  (23 May 2024), May 20243.0, August 20222.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoAGPL V3, also commercial editions availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infodynamic column typesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applicationsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes, via alarm monitoringyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
SQLiteTDengineTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is a next generation data historian purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh Performance at any Scale: TDengine is purpose-built for handling massive industrial...
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Typical application scenariosTDengine is designed for Industrial IoT scenarios, including: Manufacturing Connected...
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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 modelsTDengine OSS is an open source, cloud native time series database. It includes built-in...
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