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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. GridDB vs. Hazelcast vs. RRDtool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 DataA widely adopted in-memory data gridIndustry 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.A 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 DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#214  Overall
#32  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comgriddb.nethazelcast.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.griddb.nethazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesToshiba CorporationHazelcastTobias OetikerTimescale
Initial release20002013200819992017
Current release15.5, September 20204.6, February 20214.2, March 20211.7.2, May 2019
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 infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMHP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesNumeric data onlynumerics, 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 metadatanoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languagenoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocolJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
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
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnouser 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 architectureyesyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnoneyes, 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 replicationyes infoReplicated MapnoneSource-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 jobsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.yesyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GigaSpaces InsightEdgeGridDBHazelcastRRDtoolTimescaleDB
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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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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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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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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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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GitHub trending repository
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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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