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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. GridDB vs. Sphinx

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#192  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteblueflood.iogriddb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.griddb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceToshiba CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201320132001
Current release4.5, June 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replicationnone
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 systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate 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 infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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BluefloodGridDBSphinx
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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