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I've just read and 2/3 of this article shows TS has more advantage than InfluxDB. I just wonder why TS instead of just use PostgreSQL directly?



(Timescaler here.) That's a common question, and one we address in this post: https://blog.timescale.com/timescaledb-vs-6a696248104e

tl;dr TimescaleDB vs. PostgreSQL: 20x higher inserts, 2000x faster deletes, 1.2x-14,000x faster queries, additional functions for time-series analytics (e.g., first(), last(), time_bucket() [1])

[1] http://docs.timescale.com/v0.11/api#analytics




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