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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable key-value store for mission critical IoT applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#201  Overall
#27  Document stores
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#234  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orggriddb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.php
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffToshiba Corporation
Initial release20142013
Current release4.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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AlaSQLGridDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is an open source database for IoT applications. Its in-memory data architecture...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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