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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.03
Rank#169  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#231  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#126  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitegriddb.netgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.stardog.com
DeveloperToshiba CorporationGoogleStardog-Union
Initial release201320142010
Current release4.5, June 20202.1.12, February 20177.3.0, May 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 infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
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 Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights for users and roles
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GridDBLovefieldStardog
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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