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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Prometheus

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#199  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.36
Rank#69  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitegriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperToshiba Corporation
Initial release201320132015
Current release4.5, June 20201.8.0, April 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 infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++GoGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric data and StringsNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoby Federation
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 containersnone
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 datayesyesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsno
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GridDBInfluxDBPrometheus
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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