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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#198  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#249  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitegriddb.netwww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperToshiba CorporationIBM
Initial release201320172013
Current release4.2, June 20191.1.31.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, ScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationActive-active shard replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
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 containersEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUser level access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBIBM Db2 Event StoreInfluxDB
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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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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