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DBMS > GridDB vs. Hazelcast vs. OpenQM vs. RRDtool vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Hazelcast vs. OpenQM vs. RRDtool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA widely adopted in-memory data gridQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSIndustry 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 modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-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
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.35
Rank#263  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegriddb.nethazelcast.comwww.openqm.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.nethazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperToshiba CorporationHazelcastMartin PhillipsTobias OetikerTimescale
Initial release20132008199319992017
Current release4.6, February 20214.2, March 20213.4-121.7.2, May 2019
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 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languagenonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsProprietary 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 languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infoEventsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated MapyesnoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDnoACID
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBHazelcastOpenQM infoalso called QMRRDtoolTimescaleDB
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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