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System Properties Comparison TerminusDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.18
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score3.90
Rank#74  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteterminusdb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#docs.timescale.com
DeveloperDataChemist Ltd.Timescale
Initial release20182017
Current release11.0.0, January 20232.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageProlog, RustC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesGraph Partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesJournaling StreamsSource-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 integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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