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DBMS > GridDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.46
Rank#242  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitegriddb.netwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantraima.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.raima.com
DeveloperToshiba CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Raima Inc.
Initial release201320101984
Current release4.6, February 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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GridDBIBM CloudantRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
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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8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

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