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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GridDB vs. Interbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggriddb.netwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.griddb.netdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffToshiba CorporationEmbarcadero
Initial release201420131984
Current release4.6, February 2021InterBase 2020, December 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 availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.nonono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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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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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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