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QuestDB

The fastest open source time series database
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What is QuestDB?

QuestDB is an open source database for time series, events, and analytical workloads with a primary focus on performance. It enhances ANSI SQL with time series extensions.
QuestDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
QuestDB is an open source tool with 9.2K GitHub stars and 510 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to QuestDB's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses QuestDB?

Developers
15 developers on StackShare have stated that they use QuestDB.
Pros of QuestDB
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No dependencies
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Real-time analytics
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Open source
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Postgres wire protocol
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Time-series data analysis
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SQL
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Fast
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Embedded
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InfluxDB line protocol
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HTTP API
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High-performance

QuestDB's Features

  • Relational model for time series
  • SIMD accelerated queries
  • Time partitioned
  • Heavy parallelization
  • Scalable ingestion
  • Immediate consistency
  • Time series and relational joins
  • Native InfluxDB line protocol
  • Grafana through Postgres wire support
  • Schema or schema-free
  • Aggregations and down sampling

QuestDB Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to QuestDB?
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
SQLite
SQLite is an embedded SQL database engine. Unlike most other SQL databases, SQLite does not have a separate server process. SQLite reads and writes directly to ordinary disk files. A complete SQL database with multiple tables, indices, triggers, and views, is contained in a single disk file.
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