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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GridDB vs. Raima Database Manager vs. TimescaleDB

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgriddb.netraima.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.griddb.netdocs.raima.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperToshiba CorporationRaima Inc.Timescale
Initial release2016201319842017
Current release4.6, February 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++CC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigchainDBGridDBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Raima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Decreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Typical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Infor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Over 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Just as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

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