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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. HBase vs. InfluxDB vs. Realm

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.25
Rank#157  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score42.45
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score29.78
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score9.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitegriddb.nethbase.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.nethbase.apache.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperToshiba CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2013200820132014
Current release4.6, February 20212.3.4, January 20212.3, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampoptions to bring your own types, AVRONumeric 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javanono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector 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 within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACsimple rights management via user accountsyes
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GridDBHBaseInfluxDBRealm
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Fastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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