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DBMS > GridDB vs. H2 vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. H2 vs. XTDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.09
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score8.33
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#332  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitegriddb.netwww.h2database.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperToshiba CorporationThomas MuellerJuxt Ltd.
Initial release201320052019
Current release5.1, August 20222.2.220, July 20231.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaClojure
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaClojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridDBH2XTDB infoformerly named Crux
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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