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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. GridDB vs. LevelDB

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.57
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websiteduckdb.orggriddb.netgithub.com/­google/­leveldb
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdocs.griddb.netgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperToshiba CorporationGoogle
Initial release201820132011
Current release0.2, August 20205.1, August 20221.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-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 systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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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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