ApsaraDB for Lindorm (Lindorm) provides a time series engine named LindormTSDB. This topic describes the similarities and differences between LindormTSDB and Alibaba Cloud Lindorm Time Series Database (TSDB).
LindormTSDB is a next-generation time series engine that is developed based on TSDB. For more information about TSDB, see What is TSDB? LindormTSDB is a brand-new service that is developed by Alibaba Cloud and is compatible with most API operations that are provided by TSDB.
The following table describes the similarities and differences between LindormTSDB and TSDB.
Semi-structured time series table model
Time series data model that complies with the OpenTSDB style
A distributed time series storage engine that is developed by Alibaba Cloud
A key-value (KV) storage engine based on HBase
Time-to-live (TTL) capabilities
LindormTSDB allows you to specify TTL values based on databases.
TSDB supports only global TTL configuration. You can clear only data and cannot clear the corresponding indexes.
Tiered storage of hot data and cold data
LindormTSDB allows you to configure tiered storage for hot data and cold data based on databases and archive cold data to Object Storage Service (OSS). For more information, see Archive cold data to OSS.
LindormTSDB can be scaled up to write tens of millions of data points per second. For more information, see Performance whitepaper.
TSDB can be scaled up to write millions of data points per second.
LindormTSDB can be widely used in IoT scenarios, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) scenarios, and performance monitoring of enterprise applications.
TSDB is used for performance monitoring of enterprise applications.