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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. InfluxDB vs. OpenSearch

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO packageVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.03
Rank#188  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesAmazon Web Services
Initial release200020132021
Current release15.5, September 20202.7.6, April 20242.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 metadatano
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesInfluxDBOpenSearch
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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