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System Properties Comparison TimescaleDB vs. Trafodion

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NameTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
Apache Trafodion has been retired in 2021. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.90
Rank#74  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.timescale.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.timescale.comtrafodion.apache.org/­documentation.html
DeveloperTimescaleApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20172014
Current release2.15.0, May 20242.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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