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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. GridDB vs. TimesTen

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.57
Rank#197  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orggriddb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Toshiba CorporationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200220131998
Current release1.1, February 20174.2, June 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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