Gartner Research

Time Series Database Architectures and Use Cases

Published: 26 March 2020

ID: G00365928

Analyst(s): Sumit Pal


With an increasing need to ingest, manage and analyze time series data, the time series database market is evolving fast. This document gives data and analytics technical professionals insight into time series database architectures and capabilities.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is Time Series Data?
  • Why Time Series Data
  • High-Level Architecture
  • Types of Time Series Databases
  • How to Choose a Time Series Database
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


The Details

  • Architecture
    • Querying Time Series Databases
    • Data Model
    • Storage
  • Vendor Comparison

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