PostgreSQL vs TimescaleDB: What are the differences?
What is PostgreSQL? A powerful, open source object-relational database system. 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.
What is TimescaleDB? Scalable time-series database optimized for fast ingest and complex queries. Purpose-built as a PostgreSQL extension. TimescaleDB is the only open-source time-series database that natively supports full-SQL at scale, combining the power, reliability, and ease-of-use of a relational database with the scalability typically seen in NoSQL databases.
PostgreSQL and TimescaleDB belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
PostgreSQL and TimescaleDB are both open source tools. It seems that TimescaleDB with 7.28K GitHub stars and 385 forks on GitHub has more adoption than PostgreSQL with 5.44K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, PostgreSQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2739 company stacks & 2169 developers stacks; compared to TimescaleDB, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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