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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. MongoDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Sphinx vs. XAP

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score437.61
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.99
Rank#111  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score6.69
Rank#51  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.82
Rank#164  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitegriddb.netwww.mongodb.comopentsdb.netsphinxsearch.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpdocs.mongodb.com/­manualopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperToshiba CorporationMongoDB, Inccurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSphinx Technologies Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20132009201120012000
Current release4.2, June 20194.2.5, March 20203.1.1, October 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nonono
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Implementation languageC++C++JavaC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolproprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Telnet API
Proprietary protocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynonoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and rolesnonoRole-based access control
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GridDBMongoDBOpenTSDBSphinxXAP
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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