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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. GridDB vs. RRDtool

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.55
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comgriddb.netoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.griddb.netoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperEnterpriseDBToshiba CorporationTobias Oetiker
Initial release200520131999
Current releaseV13, October 20204.6, February 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric data only
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocolin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-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 containersnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresGridDBRRDtool
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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