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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Elasticsearch vs. GridDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#245  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score149.08
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.49
Rank#210  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchgriddb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.php
DeveloperAxibase CorporationElasticToshiba Corporation
Initial release201320102013
Current release155857.3.0, August 20194.2, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic 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 servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes 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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop ConnectorConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID at container level
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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AxibaseElasticsearchGridDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenarios
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customers
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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