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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Sqrrl vs. Teradata Aster

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA widely adopted in-memory data gridAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.75
Rank#192  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Websitegriddb.nethazelcast.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.nethazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperToshiba CorporationHazelcastAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.Teradata
Initial release2013200820122005
Current release4.5, June 20204.0.3, September 2020
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 availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyesyes
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 strategyyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesnoR packages
Triggersyesyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infomaking use of HadoopSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoopyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
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 Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridDBHazelcastSqrrlTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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