Amazon Timestream vs TimescaleDB

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Amazon Timestream vs TimescaleDB: What are the differences?

What is Amazon Timestream? Fast, scalable, serverless time series database. It is a fast, scalable, and serverless time series database service for IoT and operational applications that makes it easy to store and analyze trillions of events per day up to 1,000 times faster and at as little as 1/10th the cost of relational databases. It saves you time and cost in managing the lifecycle of time series data by keeping recent data in memory and moving historical data to a cost optimized storage tier based upon user defined policies.

What is TimescaleDB? Scalable and reliable time-series SQL database optimized for fast ingest and complex queries. Built on PostgreSQL. TimescaleDB: An open-source database built for analyzing time-series data with the power and convenience of SQL — on premise, at the edge, or in the cloud.

Amazon Timestream and TimescaleDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.

Some of the features offered by Amazon Timestream are:

  • High performance at low cost
  • Serverless with auto-scaling
  • Data lifecycle management

On the other hand, TimescaleDB provides the following key features:

  • Packaged as a PostgreSQL extension
  • Full ANSI SQL
  • JOINs (e.g., across PostgreSQL tables)

TimescaleDB is an open source tool with 9.43K GitHub stars and 513 GitHub forks. Here's a link to TimescaleDB's open source repository on GitHub.

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      Open source
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      Easy Query Language
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      Time-series data analysis
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      Established postgresql API and support
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      Reliable
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      Paid support for automatic Retention Policy
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      Fast and scalable
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      Chunk-based compression
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      Postgres integration
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      High-performance
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        Licensing issues when running on managed databases

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      What is Amazon Timestream?

      It is a fast, scalable, and serverless time series database service for IoT and operational applications that makes it easy to store and analyze trillions of events per day up to 1,000 times faster and at as little as 1/10th the cost of relational databases. It saves you time and cost in managing the lifecycle of time series data by keeping recent data in memory and moving historical data to a cost optimized storage tier based upon user defined policies.

      What is TimescaleDB?

      TimescaleDB: An open-source database built for analyzing time-series data with the power and convenience of SQL — on premise, at the edge, or in the cloud.

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