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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageScalable 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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.69
Rank#202  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#192  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comgriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.griddb.netdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncToshiba Corporation
Initial release201820132013
Current release4.5, June 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen 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 servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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 SQLSQL-like query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C
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 proceduresyesnono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector 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 datayesACID 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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts
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DolphinDBGridDBInfluxDB
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 An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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