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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. EXASOL vs. Firebird vs. GridDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.11
Rank#362  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.exasol.comwww.firebirdsql.orggriddb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.griddb.net
DeveloperAlibabaExasolFirebird FoundationToshiba Corporation
Initial release20002000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2013
Current release4.0.2, August 20225.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public 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 serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsPSQLno
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBEXASOLFirebirdGridDB
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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