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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. LokiJS vs. SwayDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-memory JavaScript DBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitegriddb.netgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.nettechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperToshiba CorporationSimer Plaha
Initial release201320142018
Current release4.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptScala
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnono
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)nono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
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 containersnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono
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GridDBLokiJSSwayDB
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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