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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. GridDB vs. OpenQM vs. Sadas Engine vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#159  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comgriddb.netwww.openqm.comwww.sadasengine.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.griddb.netwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesToshiba CorporationMartin PhillipsSADAS s.r.l.Timescale
Initial release20002013199320062017
Current release15.5, September 20204.6, February 20213.4-128.02.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyeshorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replicationyesnoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GigaSpacesGridDBOpenQM infoalso called QMSadas EngineTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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GitHub trending repository
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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