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DBMS > GridDB vs. Interbase vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Interbase vs. Realm

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitegriddb.netwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaserealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaserealm.io/­docs
DeveloperToshiba CorporationEmbarcaderoRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201319842014
Current release4.6, February 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationInterbase Change Viewsnone
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 containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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GridDBInterbaseRealm
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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