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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#300  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#157  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score29.78
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbgriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.griddb.netdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba Corporation
Initial release20132013
Current release4.6, February 20212.3, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
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 systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBGridDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Fastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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